The best picture Oscar winner, Warner Bros.' "Unforgiven," shot up approximately 230% the day following the Oscar telecast, according to industry tracking.
ITC Entertainment Group prez-CEO Chris Gorog announced his resignation yesterday, citing "strategic differences" with the board of directors over the "future direction" of the TV/film…
New Line Cinema has promoted Mark Ordesky to veepee of acquisitions and co-productions, bumping him up from executive director of acquisitions, the company announced yesterday.
The USA Network has created a new umbrella category for original cable movies that feature bigger budgets and higher-profile actors than the typical USA made-fors.
The showdown between financially beleaguered German indie distribs and American majors ended with a whimper and without resolution yesterday at the European Cinema Congress.
Sowing the seeds of its relationship with Michael Jackson, Columbia Pictures has acquired screenwriter Jeff Rothberg's "Jack and the Beanstalk" for the singer's Nation Films banner, studio president…
A severe case of first film-itis afflicts "Masala," a free-wheeling satire set in Toronto's subculture of residents from India. Strand Releasing's best shot is to attract a cult following.
When the sequel to "The Addams Family" opens in November, Paramount Pictures will be looking for far more than simply repeating a hit. It also hopes to reflect a dramatic new role for personal…
Kirstie Alley has entered into a multiyear deal with Universal encompassing features and television, with the actress to take up residence on the studio lot.
David Geffen has been appointed to the steering committee of the American Cinematheque's annual Moving Picture Ball.
A trade group representing the copyright interests of film studios and record companies is recommending that Taiwan be shut out of world trade talks and that the U.S. embark on trade retaliation…