Mark Damon, president of newly formed MDP, announced a pivotal deal with Gaga Communications of Japan for rights in all media to the classic “The Jungle Book” in the Japanese market. The deal was…
Faster than you can say "change reels," numerous exhibition and distribution executives expressed skepticism over Pacific Bell's announcement March 22 that it would test a system to deliver movies…
Some U.S. majors are moving fast to take up China's revolutionary offer of buying films on commercial terms.
While many in Hollywood like to take career direction from their agent or manager, Jack Hill decided instead to listen to his guru, who instructed the '60 s writer-director to chuck Hollywood for the…
At the American Film Market, where every buyer wants to see the product available, a new technology threatens to replace the omnipresent videotape: CD-I.
Malaysia's deputy prime minister said March 22 the government's ban on the Oscar-winning Holocaust film "Schindler's List" would be reviewed.
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.
Disney scored a major coup late last week by landing rights to distribute a remake of the 1947 film "The Bishop's Wife," a light comedy about an angel who helps a bishop build a church. Samuel…
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.
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").