Smash openings in Britain, France, Belgium and Israel by "Sommersby" last week gave the flagging box office a timely boost.
You can score the April domestic film B.O. competition as follows: Paramount: 1; everyone else: 0. Amid a national B.O. slump of 18% to a four-year low of $ 380.8 million, "Indecent Proposal" yanked…
President Clinton last week nominated D.C. lawyer Ann Bingaman to head the antitrust division in the Justice Dept.
The first two Australian pay-TV licenses have been awarded to a pair of virtual unknowns at a combined price of $ A389 million ($ 280 million), more than double what was expected.
Creative Artists Agency will help Credit Lyonnais rejuvenate its entertainment clients and help sell MGM, but the agency will not tamper with the creative decisions of CL-indebted companies or with…
Last Week…$ 67,100,000 1992…$ 86,100,000 1991…$ 62,700,000 Year to date…$ 1,283,600,000 *1992…$ 1,280,700,000 1991…$ 1,448,600,000 * one week less
"The Commitments" producer Beacon Communications has struck up a new foreign sales and co-financing relationship with J&M Entertainment, initially covering two films.
The independent filmmaking world changed dramatically Friday when Harvey and Bob Weinstein sold their 12-year-old, fiercely nonconformist Miramax Film Corp. to thoroughly mainstream Walt Disney Co…
That old Redford magic continued to dominate the box office as Paramount's "Indecent Proposal" made it four in a row with a $ 7 million-plus weekend. New releases, like shock troops, continue to take…
Fininvest prexy Silvio Berlusconi is expected to disclose plans this week to list his three private networks on the Milan stock exchange. Move would transform Fininvest from what is basically a…
KCBS-TV's ouster of news director John Lippman -- after a stormy 16-month tenure at the station -- was seen in most quarters as a case of too many headaches with too little ratings improvement to…