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…
Tom Hanks is close to finalizing a first-look, two-year production deal at 20 th Century Fox. Once the parties sign off as expected, Hanks will almost immediately move his indie company onto the Fox…
Producers Vincent Malle and Neil Koenigsberg are planning a contemporary remake of Louis Malle's 1957 suspense thriller "Elevator to the Gallows," which starred Jeanne Moreau and Maurice Ronet.
Upcoming releases, productions and projects initiated during Brandon Tartikoff's 16-month tenure as Paramount chairman:
Twentieth Century Fox chairman Joe Roth is vigorously exploring independent production options as it appears less and less likely that his boss, Rupert Murdoch, will agree to pay the studio chief…
It is common Hollywood theory that an incoming studio head has 18 months to put his stamp on the place and secure his job. Brandon Tartikoff, in his 15 months on the job, failed to do that--which…
RIGHT IN FRANCIS Ford Coppola's backyard, local businessman and investor J. Robert Barbour and location manager Nick Sanza have hatched plans to bring movie production to Northern California's Napa…
Brit production company Goldcrest Films and TV has acquired all foreign rights in all media to a package of three films from Columbia TriStar Home Video.
It's no surprise that Mexico's hottest film, "Como Agua Para Chocolate," has been picked by the Mexican Academy as that country's entry for the upcoming 1993 Academy Awards.
Senior Paramount Pictures exex were abruptly ordered yesterday to attend a high-level studio meeting this morning for VPs and above.