The gloves are off between specialized film heavyweight Miramax Films, a unit of the Walt Disney Co., and its newly energized rival October Films, which is majority-owned by Universal Studios.
When a voiceover needs approval, the deadline is now and the studio isn't available until later, who ya gonna call?
Famke Janssen co-stars as part of the ensemble cast of the indie pic “Noose.” Kelly Lynch is not in the film. Information was wrong in Tuesday’s story about Ted Demme. * * * Stacy Title directed “The…
Carlton Communications has acquired international rights to the Rohauer Film Collection, a library of more than 600 pics including many classic black-and-whites from the early years of cinema.
Veteran screenwriter and script doctor Charles Eastman ("The All-American Boy," "The Hundredth Monkey," "Little Fauss and Big Halsey") has joined Bouquet Multimedia as the production boutique's…
Bill Mechanic, chairman and CEO of Fox Filmed Entertainment, announced Wednesday that Fox Studios Australia --- the studio's first facility outside the U.S. --- will open next April, and he named…
The hot German box office set new records in the first half of 1997, with admissions rising by 10.2% compared with the same period of the previous year, and revenues increasing by 14.8%.
The world premiere of Jean-Jacques Annaud's "Seven Years in Tibet" will be the closing gala presentation of the Toronto Intl. Film Festival on Sept. 13, fest director Piers Handling told a news…
Deep-sixed by klutzy direction, mostly sophomoric performances and a script so flat it isn't even laughably bad, "Office Killer" sinks like a stone. Best place for this first helming stint by noted…
An environmental group opposed to the DreamWorks/Playa Vista development near Marina del Rey is set today to announce plans to file suit in federal court, charging that the project would further harm…
A $119 million fourth quarter loss at 20th Century Fox helped drag down News Corp.'s full-year fiscal 1997 net profit by 27% to $561 million, the company said Tuesday.