"Midnight Edition," the fact-inspired tale of a reporter who becomes enthralled with a death-row killer, is marred by pacing and continuity problems. Downright confusing indie production should do OK…
"The Joy Luck Club's" Russell Wong, Ming-Na Wen and Vivian Wu will all co-star in "Vanishing Sun," the martial arts spoke in MCA TV's action/adventure wheel. The series is scheduled for a January…
Independent Artists Pictures Corp. sued Panda Pictures Inc., the startup considering taking control of Cannon Pictures Inc., for ousting it from the deal.
Asubtle new direction for Japanese indie production, "Breakable" takes an unblinking, Euro-style look at urban twentysomethings and their vague search for meaning in their lives. Remarkably, the…
Pushing their mandate to keep the cameras rolling in sunny L.A., the city and county film offices will jointly attend the ShowBiz Expo East in Gotham this week to try and drum up some business.
MGM/UA production chairman Jay Kanter, one of the last remaining lieutenants from the Alan Ladd Jr. era, announced Tuesday that he is resigning his slot immediately.
Oscar-winning lyricist Alan Bergman has been appointed chairman of the 66th Academy Awards Governors Ball Committee by Academy president Arthur Hiller. This marks Bergman’s third assignment as…
The Motion Picture Assn. of America announced Tuesday that Marsha Kessler has been promoted to veepee of cable copyright royalty and distribution and Sandra Corollo Pope to the post of director of…
Turner Home Entertainment will back its March 16 homevid rollout of the Civil War epic "Gettysburg" with its largest marketing campaign ever, bypassing pay-per-view and offering a 100-day retail…
Tensions are escalating between the powerful handlers of publicity-shy movie and music stars and the studios and record labels looking to use those stars to promote their projects.
The Big Mac connection is already working wonders for "Matusalem." The Quebec-made pic, which is the first local film ever to be officially sponsored by McDonald's, opened on a record 42 screens…