Now that state subsidies have dried up, the Czech film business faces a commercial conundrum: While local-lingo pix still dominate the B.O., the number of moviegoers and amount of currency in…
Mel Gibson's Icon Prods. has agreed to co-finance "On Our Selection," an Australian film toplining Leo McKern and opera star Joan Sutherland.
Though not the "wild thing" of the original, Warner Bros.' "Major League II" topped the weekend batting order with a gross of $ 7,040,777. It was another case of diminishing returns for a sequel -…
Melinda Benedek will leave her job as exec veepee of business affairs for 20th Century Fox, sources said Monday.
Paramount Interactive has entered into a licensing agreement with NEC in Japan in a deal that underscores the burgeoning global demand for interactive software.
Alec Baldwin named Astri Kingstone as veep of his El Dorado Pictures Monday, his first executive appointment since setting up his production company at Castle Rock Entertainment.
Paul Hogan may be a waning force in the U.S., but he's still a big drawing card at home, as "Lightning Jack" had a terrific opening in Australia over Easter.
"Parenthood" topped out at $ 99.3 million. Industry wisdom says if you're that close, it's better to force the issue. Last summer, a Columbia exec chortled when a Wall Street analyst predicted, early…
Credit Lyonnais took over MGM/UA in May 1992. Date was incorrect in Thursday's story, and name of bank spokesman Fred Spar was misspelled.
"The Hands" is a low-key thriller that only half succeeds in being scary. B.O. prospects locally are so-so. Pic, originally shot as a telepic, would be better off on the small screen.
Also with: Bjorn Kjellman, David Jazy, Adam Nilsson, Brahim Elouagari, Maria Simonsson, Malin Bergstrom, Gabriel Hermelin, Reuben Salamander, Bo-Ingvar Ljungqvist, Ann Petren, Rolf Wikstrom.