It was 1990. "Pretty Woman" was playing to sexy business Stateside. However, Warner Bros. screening reports were showing the Garry Marshall pic looking ugly to overseas auds.
Exec trivia: Started as a BV retail salesman in Philadelphia in 1982. The basics: Maguire's a Disney lifer, almost all of it on the home entertainment side. He rose through the company until he took…
Exec trivia: As a rookie manager, Cavallo helped launch The Lovin' Spoonful. The basics: Cavallo's a longtime music biz wunderkind, having enjoyed successful stints as a nightclub owner and personal…
Exec trivia: Bruckheimer worked as an art director/commercial producer for agency BBD&O in the '60s. The basics: One of the most prolific producers in history, Bruckheimer now runs a dominant feature…
Exec trivia: Started with General Cinema as a buyer in 1973. The Basics: Viane has run BV distribution since 1999, responsible for all sales and distribution operations in North America for all…
Exec trivia: Jacobson debuted as a story reader for the “Disney Sunday Movie” in 1987. The Basics: Jacobson has been Buena Vista's chief live-action developer and production boss since 1998, when she…
Long before corporate synergy, vertical integration and brand equity entered business parlance (never mind Hollywood vernacular), Walt Disney and brother Roy had assembled a range of characters and…
Kidvid company Nelvana, a division of Toronto-based Corus Entertainment, has inked a deal to bring the popular Japanese "Beyblade" toy line and small-screen sensation to North America.
The local animation industry is in suspended animation after the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks on the U.S. and the resulting worldwide slowdown.
It's a question that has dogged children and other philosophers since time immemorial: If an ogre and a monster got in a fight, who would win?
Domestic Film DAILY
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Captain America: The Winter Soldier
Captain America: The Winter Soldier1Daily:$4.3M Cumulative:$174.9M Disney 22.52%
Rio 22Daily:$3.6M Cumulative:$52.9M Fox 17.90%
Heaven is for Real
Heaven is for Real3Daily:$3.3M Cumulative:$7.0M Sony / TriStar -10.21%