Twentieth Century Fox has signed an exclusive two-year first-look production deal with 3 Arts Entertainment for the management/production company to develop a slate of feature film projects.
Beleaguered completion bonder Film Finances Inc. said things are looking up for the company, if not for the insurance business as a whole.
Bustling indie distrib/exhib Ronin Films, flush from its success with "Strictly Ballroom" this year, has expanded its Sydney exhib interests by acquiring full ownership of three key arthouse screens.
United Talent Agency has signed actor Danny Aiello for worldwide representation. Aiello will be handled by a team of UTA agents led by Peter Benedek and JJ Harris. * * * Philippe Mora’s feature film…
Woody Allen is parting company with TriStar Pictures and will instead make his next three films with private funding, Daily Variety has learned.
Columbia's "Last Action Hero" is off to a fast start in its initial foreign dates. The fantasy-adventure has debuted in the Far East in Thailand, Taiwan, Hong Kong, the Philippines and Singapore and…
Audiences didn't heed the title of Miramax's "Benefit of the Doubt," rejecting the Donald Sutherland-starrer as one of the few new exclusive entries in the marketplace.
Orion Pictures majority shareholder John Kluge is doing an end run around bankruptcy court with the formation of Orion Prods. Co., funded via MetProductions, the new affiliate of Metromedia Co.
The weekend box office horse race saw Paramount's "The Firm" nose past Columbia/Castle Rock's "In the Line of Fire." The Tom Cruise legal thriller took first with $ 13,281,416 and print averages of $…
Dino-fever is spreading fast as "Jurassic Park" had monster openings in Japan, South Korea, Taiwan, the U.K. and Mexico last weekend, smashing B.O. records in every territory.
In a new marketing ploy taking advantage of the interactive age, movie studios have begun trying to reach moviegoers through the personal computer.