Some U.S. majors are moving fast to take up China's revolutionary offer of buying films on commercial terms.
Fourteen-year-old Jason John Richter will be banking a cool million for Warner Bros.' "Free Willy" sequel, which goes before the cameras next month.
New contract agreements are imminent for Columbia executive vice president Sid Ganis and president of production Lisa Henson, who will likely be promoted to vice chairman and president, respectively…
Faster than you can say "change reels," numerous exhibition and distribution executives expressed skepticism over Pacific Bell's announcement March 22 that it would test a system to deliver movies…
CineAsia, the first major convention for the cinema industry in the Asia Pacific region, will be staged Jan. 24-26, 1995, in Singapore.
According to Viacom chairman Sumner Redstone, the big news about Paramount is that Stanley Jaffe will be out, Sherry Lansing will be in, and Redstone has no intention of sweetening his deal with…
There's's no surefire epic like "Jurassic Park" to light up cinemas around the world this summer, but overseas distribs and exhibs are still bullish about the range and diversity of the offerings -…
Two former Daiwa Bank entertainment lending execs have ankled the bank to start their own film financing company.
With the breakout arthouse hit "Like Water for Chocolate," Mexico has reached a watershed in its film history. Because of the impressive numbers chalked up by the 1993 film by Mexican veteran…
The good news for U.S. indie producers is that most Southeast Asian economies are booming and multiplex cinemas and new channels are proliferating. The not-so-good news is that these burgeoning…
Paramount's "The Naked Gun 33 1/3: The Final Insult" came in blazing, clearing $ 16,877,595 in its opening weekend.