The French government, under pressure from producers and indie exhibitors to guarantee fair competition in the Paris exhibition market, will instruct Gallic major UGC to sell off screens on the…
Teri Ritzer will ankle her post as veepee of international publicity at 20th Century Fox, having chosen not to renew her contract at the end of its two-year run.
"Intersection" represents a misguided attempt to retool a French art film as a Hollywood big-star vehicle. This lushly appointed meller about a wealthy man caught between his wife and new girlfriend…
Meg Ryan is close to closing a deal to star in Paramount's romantic comedy "I.Q.," a 1950s story that has Albert Einstein playing Cupid for his niece, sources said Thursday.
Vic Damone is the headliner at the Scopus Awards ceremony honoring Larry King. Damone joins Art Buchwald and Angie Dickinson on the celebrity roster. Barbara and Marvin Davis and Ted Turner are…
In a move to shape itself into a major player under new owner Ted Turner, Castle Rock Entertainment has upped Liz Glotzer -- exec for such films as "Honeymoon in Vegas" and "In the Line of Fire"-- as…
L.A.-based Pacific Theatres Corp. will partner with Reading Cinemas of Philadelphia in a $ 100 million-plus construction/acquisition program aimed to double outlets of the 300-screen Pacific chain.
Twentieth Century Fox senior VP of production Riley Kathryn Ellis has reached an agreement with Caravan Pictures to join the Disney-distributed production company when her Fox contract expires in…
As the temblor rolled over Los Angeles, Bedrock took a seismic hit of its own. Amblin reps confirmed that set preparations for a McDonald's commercial -- involving the principals from…
Sophia Loren will be honored with a Golden Bear for Lifetime Achievement at the Berlin Intl. Film Festival in February. Additionally, the event will present a retrospective of the Oscar-winning…