Joe Roth and Roger Birnbaum's Caravan Pictures has inked an agreement with comedian Phil Hartman to star opposite Sinbad in the $ 12 million production "Houseguest," which is set to start lensing in…
Animator Walter Lantz, who created the conniving Woody Woodpecker cartoon character after a woodpecker disrupted his honeymoon in the 1940s, died Tuesday. He was 93.
Orion Pictures announced a new multipic distribution deal Tuesday with nascent Renascence Films, but details of the pact are sketchy with deal points reportedly still being hammered out.
Susan Sarandon will star with Winona Ryder in the latest film version of "Little Women," which is set to start production as early as April 18 in Vancouver, B.C., sources familiar with the Columbia…
John Bard Manulis has confirmed that he is ankling as Chestnut Hill Prods. senior veepee of production to set up shop as an independent producer.
As the first rain of spring fell on New York, the city's A list crowded into an Academy Awards party at Elaine's, to debate the likely winners and whether or not the Oscars should play New York.
Eleven-year-old Anna Paquin may have been the most choked-up child ever to win an Oscar, but she certainly wasn't the youngest.
Larry Gleason, in his first major move as new distribution chief at MGM/UA, announced the layoffs Monday of 20 employees in the distrib division, closing down operations in at least two cities and…
"Schindler's List" will likely benefit the most from Monday night's Oscar wins. The value of a hefty clutch of Oscars continues to expand as new technologies open new outlets.
Paramount's "Naked Gun 33 1/3: The Final Insult" came in blazing, clearing $ 13,216,531 in its opening weekend.
Faster than you can say "change reels," numerous exhibition and distribution executives were quick to express skepticism over Pacific Bell's announcement Monday that it would test a system to deliver…