"The Long Way Home," a Holocaust documentary produced by Moriah Films, will open a United Nations symposium "Property and Restitution: A Moral Responsibility to History."
United Cinemas Intl. continues its aggressive push in Germany with another six multiplexes. Eleven other new complexes were announced earlier this year, along with two in Austria.
China celebrated the imminent return of Hong Kong to the motherland with the premiere Monday of "The Opium War," which tells the Chinese version of how Britain took control of the colony in the last…
Comedy III Prods., which handles licensing and merchandising for the Three Stooges, has picked up rights to market another silver screen star --- Bela Lugosi.
The final piece of the summer schedule puzzle has fallen into place. Warner Bros. will push back its Mel Gibson-Julia Roberts starrer, "Conspiracy Theory," from its original release date of July 25…
Kasdan Pictures, which has a first-look deal with Disney Studios, has named indie producer Linda Goldstein-Knowlton as president, the company confirmed Monday.
Columbia TriStar's "Fly Away Home" was honored Sunday as best family pic of 1996, as the Film Advisory Board saluted family and children's entertainment.
Word has it that Sid Sheinberg's 2-year-old production company, the Bubble Factory, and Universal Studios Inc. are in the process of negotiating out the remainder of their deal, which called for the…
Ivan Sergei, who stars in the upcoming John Woo TV series "Once a Thief," has landed a lead role in the indie feature "The Opposite of Sex."
Alexander Payne, who made his directorial debut on Miramax's "Citizen Ruth," will direct "Election" for MTV Films and Paramount Pictures.
Buena Vista's "Con Air" took off somewhat more slowly than originally predicted, taking in $24.1 million for the weekend. That's $1.4 million --- or 5% --- below Sunday's estimate of $25.5 million.