Warner Bros.' "Under Siege" cooked up big numbers and remained atop the national box office heap over a Halloween weekend that generally proved neither trick nor treat for exhibitors and distributors.
Miramax Films has acquired North American theatrical and television rights to director John Sayles' "Passion Fish" from Columbia TriStar Home Video.
Title Gross 1492: Conquest of Paradise $ 4,883,146 * School Ties $ 11,885,069 * Bob Roberts $ 3,483,302 * Pet Sematary Two $ 15,769,767 * Whispers in the Dark $ 10,214,596 Bebe’s Kids $ 7,910,080…
TriStar Pictures is back in blockbuster business. After an extended fallow period, the studio has reached agreement with The Toho Co. for the movie rights to "Godzilla" and has producer Laura…
Brandon Tartikoff, who resigned yesterday as Paramount Pictures chairman, had been slated to deliver the keynote address at the National Assn. of Television Program Executives programming conference…
KCOP movie critic Gary Franklin had threatened to boycott director Spike Lee's "Malcolm X," which Warner Bros. will release Nov. 18, after reading a press account stating that Lee only wanted…
Expanding into a new area of theme park filmmaking, Iwerks Entertainment has licensed "RoboCop," the futuristic crime-fighter from Orion Pictures, for its own rides.
Paramount appears to have weathered the loss of Brandon Tartikoff quite well on Wall Street, for now. Analysts had already discounted the stock in the near term because of an uneven fourth quarter…
Full Moon Entertainment plans to produce 16 films in 1993, with two targeted for theatrical release. The first of the theatricals will be released by Paramount Pictures; definitive release agreement…
Brandon Tartikoff's brief reign at Paramount Pictures is over.
In a pair of ratings controversies, New Line Cinema said yesterday it will appeal the Motion Picture Assn. of America's NC-17 rating of director Louis Malle's "Damage," while MGM said scenes have…