Austria's fascination with death is paying off at the box office. "Come, Sweet Death," the comedy-thriller by popular director Wolfgang Murnberger, has racked up 215,000 admissions on its way to the…
Intermedia has agreed to buy Largo Entertainment's library of 25 pics for an undisclosed sum believed to be between $10 million and $15 million.
Advertisers often talk about taking their message straight into consumers' living rooms. At last week's ShoWest, DreamWorks did the next best thing. The company had promotional trinkets for two of…
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Spyglass Entertainment has come on board to co-finance the Steve Gaghan drama "Abandon" with Paramount Pictures. Gaghan, whose star has been on the rise since penning "Traffic," makes his directorial…
While the film biz is usually hog heaven for party animals, this Oscar night may belong to the party poopers.
Distrib SearchParty Films may be in the market for a new name.
While the U.S. B.O. soared in the first two months of this year, it's been a seesaw ride for exhibs and distribs in key offshore markets. France, Australia and Italy saw healthy upswings while…
Novelist James Ellroy ("L.A. Confidential") will pen his first original script, "77," for Paramount Pictures, with Dick Wolf and Wolf Films prexy Tony Ganz on board to produce.
For a short while last week, auction Web site Taketoauction.com had the hottest ticket in town -- a seat to this year's Academy Awards, available to any bidder online and offered by what is presumed…
Good Machine has promoted Ross Katz, a six-year vet of the company, from director of production to veep of production.
For an apt symbol for how movies were promoted at last week's ShoWest, consider the Burger Pipe.