As Ted Turner's acquisition of New Line Cinema and Castle Rock Entertainment moves closer to completion, Turner Entertainment Networks president Scott Sassa, 34, has emerged as the key executive in…
It may be in the midst of a management change, but MGM/UA has at least one hot project with a trio of top actors in the pipeline. Forest Whitaker closed a deal late Friday to star in "Blown Away."
Warner Bros. president Terry Semel, joining chairman Robert Daly, has come to terms on a five-year contract extension. This assures a continuation of the leadership that has piloted the studio…
Atlantis Films Ltd. is continuing its headlong push into U.S. production, with the Canadian outfit adding several made-for-cable movies and a series version of the popular feature "My Life as a Dog"…
Everyone was still in pursuit of "The Fugitive" as the chase thriller chalked up another $ 21 million to lead the weekend box office. Surprisingly, the next film in the marketplace was New Line's…
No one got a Mercedes, there wasn't a special message emblazoned on the Space Needle and life continued apace in the state of Washington. But on Saturday, TriStar's "Sleepless in Seattle" reached a…
"The Fugitive" was the pic to beat, as it ran up $ 21 million to rank first.
The heirs of singer Barbara Luddy have sued the Walt Disney Co. for not paying her or her estate a share of the revenue from video sales of 11 films.
Mark H. Resnick has been named senior veepee of business affairs for 20th Century Fox, moving to the studio from Columbia Pictures.
Film rental terms need to be improved and cinema quality enhanced to strengthen distributor revenues coming out of Australia, a senior 20th Century Fox Intl. exec told Aussie exhibs here Thursday.