In the Special Report on PBS' 25th anniversary in the March 14-20 edition of Variety, the director of the 1987 documentary "Eyes on the Prize" was misidentified.
Paramount and Universal have teamed up to create a plan to give India's English-language video-watchers a respite from poor quality pirated videocassettes. Fuzzy video recordings of new Hollywood…
Blockbuster Entertainment Corp. chairman Wayne Huizenga told securities analysts that he was unhappy with the value of Viacom Inc.'s buyout offer, a company spokesman said March 25.
When Dennis Muren showed up at the Academy Awards March 21, fans didn't scream for his autograph. But Muren, who picked up his eighth Oscar for helping create the dinos in "Jurassic Park," has a…
Walter Matthau has been cast to star as Albert Einstein in Paramount's romantic comedy "I.Q.," which is due to go before the cameras next month with Meg Ryan and Tim Robbins also starring.
Studios are attempting to address a new dilemma brought on by radical changes in the distribution and exhibition of films. The boom in videocassettes and cable programming provides scant breathing…
R "Ballistic" (Ballistic Features Inc.; "for violence, strong sexuality and language"). "C.I.A. II: Target Alexa" (P.M. Entertainment Group Inc.; "for terrorist violence, and some language").
Andy Marx: High Tech Hollywood
Some U.S. majors are moving fast to take up China's revolutionary offer of buying films on commercial terms.
Fourteen-year-old Jason John Richter will be banking a cool million for Warner Bros.' "Free Willy" sequel, which goes before the cameras next month.
New contract agreements are imminent for Columbia executive vice president Sid Ganis and president of production Lisa Henson, who will likely be promoted to vice chairman and president, respectively…