Swedish film and exhib giant Svensk Filmindustri plans to more than double its acquisition and distribution of theatrical films over the next two-year period, according to the company's newly…
For Universal, "Babe: Pig in the City" has grown complicated. The studio canceled its Sunday charity premiere of the pic on Wednesday, claiming it had no finished print. Well, there was a print.
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.