Barbara Merrick, a longtime assistant to producer Ray Stark, died Dec. 31 in Amityville, N.Y., following a lengthy battle with kidney cancer. She was 58.
Two past winners and three first-timers were saluted in the Directors Guild of America list of nominees for 1997 feature film directing, announced on Monday.
The Ralph Lauren Producers Award has been added to the lineup of honors for the 1998 Independent Spirit Awards. The prize, which includes an unrestricted cash grant of $20,000, will be presented…
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Actress Meg Ryan and her production company Prufrock Pictures have christened their first-look deal with Castle Rock with the swift preemptive buy, for a reported mid- against high-six figures, of a…
Polygram's "The Gingerbread Man" captured the top slot on the exclusives roster in its first outing. Robert Altman's screen adaptation of the John Grisham novel baked $118,278 in eight ovens in New…
Sony Pictures Entertainment is developing a plan to merge Columbia Pictures and TriStar Pictures by the end of the 1998 into a single studio that will churn out around 20 pics per year, studio…
Members of the animation community who passed away last year will be remembered Feb. 7 at a special event organized by their colleagues.
Brian Robbins, who directed last summer's Nickelodeon-Paramount feature "Good Burger," is set to helm the high school comedy "Varsity Blues" for Paramount-based MTV Films.
Just days after steaming past $150 million, Fox's "Titanic" broke the $200 million mark to dock at $217 million six weeks into its foreign voyage. Pic took in $50.7 million in weekend box office from…
Unsinkable, unstoppable, unprecedented. As box office observers run out of adjectives to describe "Titanic's" historic six-week run at the box office, the film itself shows no signs of flagging.
James Cromwell, nominated for an Oscar for his supporting role in "Babe," has joined the cast of Universal's "Snow Falling on Cedars," which director Scott Hicks is set to start shooting Feb. 8 in…