DreamWorks has acquired domestic distribution rights to Woody Allen's "Small Time Crooks." The deal for the rights closed at about $12 million. "Crooks" was budgeted at about $30 million.
The formula is etched in Palm Pilots all over Hollywood: Earn at least $100 million on a pic domestically and you'll do at least as much, if not more, overseas.
There's nothing like a sequel to bump a star's salary. Chris Tucker was paid $3 million for the original New Line comedy "Rush Hour," which was his last film. He'll get $20 million for "Rush Hour 2."
The new homevid company Providence Home Entertainment Video, created in a deal between Providence Entertainment and Goodtimes Entertainment, has chosen "The Omega Code" as its first release.
Director Roman Polanski became a lifelong member of France's illustrious Academie des Beaux Arts (Academy of Fine Arts) on Wednesday in a star-studded ceremony.
Sony Pictures Family Entertainment has optioned the rights to develop the cult TV classics "H.R. Pufnstuf" and "The Land of the Lost" for the bigscreen.
"American Beauty," "An Ideal Husband," "The Insider," "Sleepy Hollow," "The Talented Mr. Ripley" and "Titus" led nominations for the Golden Satellite Awards, in the fourth annual polling by the Intl…
Reflecting a sensitivity to race relations and changing awareness, the DGA is retiring its D.W. Griffith Award, prexy Jack Shea said Tuesday.
The legal battle between Chase Manhattan Bank and angry insurance underwriters over what the insurers view as a bad business arrangement has just spread to another continent.
Winning an Academy Award not only translates into the highest honor in motion pictures, but its attendant fame fans out far beyond Hollywood, and the legacy it fuels no less than eternal.