Polygram Filmed Entertainment, a unit of the Dutch media giant, has bought Movies Films Prods., the Benelux indie distrib and producer, for an undisclosed sum.
Bad pun intended, MGM/UA is handing out T-shirts at ShoWest here emblazoned with the proclamation "This Time We're Not Lion." Yow!
From the moment exhibitors entered the New Line/Fine Line-sponsored luncheon Tuesday at Bally's, multiple screens adorned with the leering mug of comic Jim Carrey as the zoot-suited lead in "The…
With less than two weeks to go before the 66th Academy Awards, a record number of Oscar nominees gathered for the annual feel-good luncheon, class portrait, pep talk and all-around schmooze-fest.
New Line Cinema, Black Entertainment Television and Reebok have announced co-sponsorship of a slam dunk basketball contest for inner city kids, keyed to the release of the hoops pic "Above the Rim."
Dragged back into the red last quarter by anticipated losses at its half-owned USA Network, Paramount Communications nevertheless reported a surprisingly robust performance from its film business.
Applications are being accepted for the fifth annual Writer's Film Project, a yearlong program for fiction, theater and film writers sponsored by Amblin Entertainment and Universal Pictures.
Producer Arnold Kopelson on Tuesday purchased the week's hot spec script, making an outright buy of "Como Bluff" for low six figures against mid six figures, sources said.
In an unprecedented move, President Fidel Ramos reversed his appointed censors and allowed the screening of Steven Spielberg's "Schindler's List" without cuts.
Domestic theaters took in $ 5.15 billion in 1993, setting a new record, according to figures released Tuesday by Motion Picture Assn. of America president Jack Valenti.
Set in Bangkok, "Natural Causes" is a messy, incoherent political thriller about a young American woman who finds herself in the midst of a plot to assassinate former Secretary of State Henry…