A new company for film development and production, Oak Island Films, has been formed in Gotham by producer-distributor Ken Schwenker.
"Under Siege" executive producer Gary W. Goldstein is back in the action business with Warner Bros. Goldstein confirmed yesterday that the studio has purchased "Dark Territory" for $ 250,000 against…
Patrick Wachsberger became president/CEO of Summit Export Group yesterday, the same day he was notified that Odyssey Entertainment, the firm he just left as CEO, is suing him for $ 2 million for…
An epidemic of no-shows by winners plagued the 75th annual D.W. Griffith Awards, which instead emphasized a nostalgic point-of-view Monday at Equitable Auditorium.
Gordon Radley's name was misspelled in a headline for yesterday's story on changes at George Lucas' companies.
Robert Lazarus has been promoted to VP and general manager of Turner Pictures Worldwide, the international theatrical and homevid distribution division of Turner Broadcasting System.
Michael Russell has resigned his post as vice president of national publicity at 20th Century Fox, effective March 5.
Iconoclastic Italian filmmaker Michelangelo Antonioni will attend a screening of the unabridged version of his 1975 film "The Passenger" at 7:30 p.m. Saturday in the Melnitz Theater on the UCLA…
Main Line's suit against Kim Basinger got under way yesterday in L.A. Superior Court, with the opposing sides painting two widely varying pictures of the actress: A benevolent star looking to help a…
Eleven films were rated R, three PG-13, two PG and one NC-17 among the 17 titles listed in the 1,257th weekly bulletin of the Motion Picture Assn. of America's Classification & Rating Administration…
Columbia Pictures confirmed that it has not renewed the contract of Western division manager Allen Elrod, who ankled his post at the studio yesterday. A three-year Colpix veteran, Elrod's contract…