Ashot Madatian, father of Paramount senior VP of publicity Jasmine Madatian, died Feb. 1 in San Francisco. He was 85. A teacher in native Armenia, he immigrated to the U.S. in 1949.
The celebrated case of Sada Abe, who in 1936 became an overnight celebrity in Japan after strangling her lover and slicing off his penis, was memorably filmed in 1976 by Nagisa Oshima as "In the…
Miramax Films has signed a three-picture deal with Brian Hecker, who last year was named director of the year by the American Film Institute.
Brillstein-Grey Entertainment has optioned the film rights to "Unreasonable Men," a 47-page nonfiction book proposal by Elizabeth Weil about a motley band of commercial space flight pioneers.
Paramount Pictures is in negotiations to pick up the option on J.C. Pollock's pseudononymously penned novel "Cold, Cold Heart" for Mace Neufeld to produce as a potential directing vehicle for Phillip…
Klas Olofsson, president of Sandrew-Metronome, will be honored as Cinema Expo's 1998 exhibitor of the year.
The charismatic presence of Harrison Ford in "The Fugitive," and the gravity that he brought to his role as a wrongly convicted man, are very much missed in "U.S. Marshals," a disappointing sequel to…
Robert Daly and Terry Semel, Warner Bros.' chairmen and co-CEOs, received the Producers Guild of America's Milestone Award on Tuesday at the guild's ninth annual Golden Laurel Awards.
Lauren Bacall, Richard Dreyfuss and Faye Dunaway will be among the presenters at the Screen Actors Guild awards show March 8.
Based on a sketch Dave Foley wrote when he was a member of the comedy troupe the Kids in the Hall, "The Wrong Guy" is occasionally very funny and inspired, but it feels all too much like a good TV…
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