Offering advanced screenings of a potential blockbuster on the evening before its official release date has proven to be an effective marketing tool for studios.
In what appears to be a shakeup on the specialized film front, Miramax Films senior vice president Scott Greenstein is said to be in negotiations to replace October Films co-managing executive Amir…
In a series of moves designed to streamline the company's operations, 12-year-old Sandollar Prods. is combining its film and TV divisions, dropping its longtime TV prexy Gail Berman into an advisory…
Mimi Leder, who directed DreamWorks' first live-action feature "The Peacemaker" and is currently in production on the company's big-budget asteroid project "Deep Impact," has signed a deal to direct…
UCLA film grad student David Straus should fit right in with the overachievers of Hollywood.
With the breach-of-contract case against John Travolta headed for trial July 14, lawyers are again asking that perennial Hollywood question: "When's a deal a deal?"
Dinosaurs. Mr. Freeze. Lava. Anaconda. Godzilla. Hades. Aliens. Mike Tyson. Watch your backs!
Like Jodie Foster's hopeful space voyager in the picture, "Contact" may not travel quite as far as it hopes to go, but the trip is worth taking nonetheless. More down-to-earth and "realistic" in its…
International exhibitors and senior distribution execs from the Hollywood studios gave Cinema Expo Intl. a resounding thumbs up on Wednesday as the sixth edition of the exhibition trade fair wound…
"A Simple Wish" is an OK kids' film with a premise that promised a lot more. Sympathetic and agreeable as far as it goes, this next-to-last production from the Bubble Factory under its Universal deal…