Award-winning producer Ken Burns is in talks with Ismail Merchant and James Ivory to direct his first feature, a biopic about Jackie Robinson, the Brooklyn Dodger who broke Major League baseball's…
Two in Arau: The international box office sensation "Like Water for Chocolate" has certainly put helmer Alfonso Arau on the map as a filmmaker. Of course, some of us still can't shake that image of…
Timothy Dalton brandished his own license to kill Monday, severing his eight-year connection with the James Bond action pix series.
Imax Corp., a movie theater chain with towering screens at museums and amusement parks worldwide, said Monday it will soon issue shares for the first time in its 27-year history.
Kerry Packer's Nine Network will buy 15% of Optus Communications, Australia's second-biggest phone company and pay TV satellite owner. The web will pay $ A318 million ($ 229 million) for about 265…
Last Christmas, parents scoured shelves at toy stores around the nation to find the elusive Mighty Morphin Power Rangers action figures. Last week, studio execs were battling just as hard for the…
Kevin Jones has been named senior vice president of production for Columbia Pictures. Jones has been a VP of production at the studio since November 1991.
A Los Angeles development group is planning to build a $ 92 million shopping mall and entertainment complex -- including a 24-screen movie theater -- between two other north Dallas malls.
The National Film Censorship Appeal Committee has passed Steven Spielberg's "Schindler's List" with seven cuts amounting to less than five minutes of the pic's 3 1/4-hour screen time, but an Amblin…
Disney's plucky film "D2: The Mighty Ducks" was again atop the weekend box office charts with $ 5.5 million.
TedHowells ascended to the chief financial officer job at Sony Pictures Entertainment Inc., as the Culver City company continues the shuffle in its corner offices.