Davis-Panzer Prods. Inc. is seeking at least $ 8.3 million in compensatory damages from helmer Russell Mulcahy for allegedly repudiating an agreement to direct "Highlander III: The Magician."
Within 10 years, pay-per-view will be the primary distribution medium for movies on television, according to Strauss Zelnick, president and chief operating officer of 20th Century Fox.
PaineWebber Inc. consumer services analyst Craig Bibb has lowered his investment ratings on Musicland Stores Corp. and QVC Network Inc. to "attractive" from "buy." Bibb said he downgraded Musicland…
Harrison Ford has been confirmed as star and Andrew Davis ("Under Siege") as director of Warner Bros.'
A trade publication, Inside Media, has reported that the nation's largest vidstore chain, Blockbuster Video, is refusing to stock Orion Home Video's "Shadows and Fog" because of publicity about the…
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Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles1Daily:$7.6M Cumulative:$79.8M Paramount Pictures 13.49%
Guardians of the Galaxy
Guardians of the Galaxy2Daily:$6.6M Cumulative:$188.5M Disney 23.68%
Into the Storm
Into the Storm3Daily:$2.1M Cumulative:$21.1M Warner Brothers / New Line 21.06%
The Hollywood Foreign Press Assn. announced that Lauren Bacall has been chosen as this year's recipient of the Cecil B. DeMille Award for "outstanding contributions to the entertainment field. Bacall…
Dean and Carol Sanderson, a boy, Ryan David, Nov. 24, Methodist Hospital, Arcadia. Father's a credit specialist for Daily Variety; mother is non-pro.
Scott Solomon has been tapped director of development for Don Simpson/Jerry Bruckheimer Films, which is based at Disney under an overall production deal.
A consortium of Taiwanese and South Korean businesses are in negotiations with several U.S. majors to put up cash for territorial rights to slates of pictures as well as an equity stake in those…
Some of Australia's independent exhibitors are again criticizing U.S. studio-based distribs about alleged unfair trading practices, principally the increasing use of so-called no-share policies.