Rob Kenneally has joined syndicator Rysher TPE as exec VP, creative affairs, a new position in which he'll direct a new push into network and movie production and oversee the company's active slate…
To the makers of comedies, the Academy Awards is no laughing matter. "Serious people somehow are more admired than clowns," says veteran writer Larry Gelbart, reflecting on Oscar's usual snub of…
Michael Nathanson, who recently exited as Columbia Pictures corporate executive veepee, will assume the prexy/CEO slot at Warner Bros.-based New Regency Prods. Feb. 15, New Regency confirmed Monday.
Chuck Gordon, long connected to brother Larry Gordon at Largo Entertainment, has landed on his own in a four-year, first-look production deal at Universal Pictures, the producerconfirmed Monday.
Studios constantly rate talent, but how does talent size up the studios? Daily Variety has asked producers, directors, agents and others involved in the filmmaking process to rate the majors.
The joker was wild this past weekend as comedian Jim Carrey aced the competition with a three-day take of $ 12.1 million for his debut in Morgan Creek's "Ace Ventura: Pet Detective."
“Blink” is a New Line Cinema release. Distribution credit was incorrect in Album Spotlight Monday. * * * Domestic distribution credit for Carolco’s “Wagons East” was incorrect Friday in Short Takes…
Hollywood's odds-on Oscar favorites continued to dominate other awards nominations Monday as the American Cinema Editors picked Michael Kahn's "Schindler's List," Veronika Jenet's "The Piano" and…
Cineplex Odeon Corp. announced Monday that a partnership, comprising the company and prominent Washington businessmen Ted and Jim Pedas, has completed the acquisition of RIO at Washingtonian Center…
A few first-weekers in both Los Angeles and New York kept the exclusives roster afloat last weekend. Strongest was Fine Line's "Fiorile" in Gotham, taking nearly $ 30,000 at two screens. First Look's…
The American Society of Cinematographers will conduct three free seminars as part of a commemorative celebration of the organization's 75th anniversary. The seminars will be sponsored by Eastman…