With "I'll Be Home for Christmas," Disney is clearly zeroing in on the same holiday B.O. territory it mined so successfully in 1994 with the Tim Allen starrer "The Santa Clause." This time, the…
UIP's Brad Pitt and Anthony Hopkins starrer "Meet Joe Black," BVI's Will Smith starrer "Enemy of the State," Sony's Susan Sarandon and Julia Roberts starrer "Stepmom" and UIP's Robin Williams starrer…
With an eye toward the new millennium, Brian Sullivan, CEO of Rolling Oaks Enterprises, and producers Dan Glasser and James Frey have formed Next Generation, an indie production company that will use…
Canadian feature-pic production company Lux Films, which was acquired by Behaviour Communications 18 months ago, has unveiled its first production slate since the takeover, and its highest-profile…
Village Roadshow has picked up Hank Nelken and Greg DePaul's pitch "Saving Silverman" for $175,000 against $325,000.
In the boldest move yet by an indie outfit based in south Florida, Royal Pictures has unveiled a slate of four pictures backed by financing of $24 million.
Destination Film Distribution Co., the new production and distribution entity headed by producer Steve Stabler, has named former Paramount vice chairman Barry London as president of marketing and…
Sean Penn's Clyde Is Hungry Films has signed a first-look deal with October Films.
In an unusual move for a Hollywood-based production company, Mel Gibson and Bruce Davey's Icon Prods. has launched its own British theatrical distribution company, Icon Film Distribution.
Just in time to capitalize on the renewed interest in space travel, Cometstone Pictures plans to make a feature about the first man in space, Russian cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin, who preceded even Alan…
Violinists Isaac Stern and Itzhak Perlman will play themselves in "50 Violins," which Wes Craven is currently directing for Miramax Films in Gotham.