In the second big-money deal for one of Joseph Finder's novels, TriStar Pictures prexy of production Chris Lee has agreed to pay $850,000 for an outright purchase of the screen rights to "High…
TriStar Pictures has acquired "Dancer, Tex. Population 81" from the nascent Hollywood Stock Exchange production company in association with Caribou Pictures and Chase Prods., the studio confirmed…
Keeping a respectful distance from each other, "Batman & Robin" and "The Lost World: Jurassic Park" invaded foreign lands with scintillating results over the weekend.
TriStar has optioned the screen rights to Knopf's "Flash Forward: Growing Up in the Shadow of Hollywood." It's unusual because while it's been celebrated by critics, "Flash Forward" is a $35 coffee…
EU culture ministers failed to reach agreement Monday on plans for a $68 million film guarantee fund to help stimulate growth in the industry in Europe.
A June 25 Pix Mix for “Hercules” should have said Michael Bolton solos on the pic’s song “Go the Distance.” * * * Shockwave Entertainment bought Video Image, a division of Vifx. Information was…
The South Korean TV program "Ashes of Time" won the Prix Italia 1997 award for fiction, the jury representing nine international broadcasters announced Saturday in Ravenna, Italy.
Paramount's "Face/Off" emerged the uncontested winner of the weekend B.O. bout against Buena Vista's "Hercules."
Shanghai Animation Film Studio expects to produce a record-setting amount of animation in 1997 --- more than 1,000 minutes --- and has launched several ambitious projects, including a feature.
Munich-based Polygram Film Produktion GmbH announced on Monday that it is co-producing its first German-lingo feature: "Freundinnen und andere Monster" (Friends and Other Monsters), to be directed by…
Mexico City theater operator Grupo Cinemex celebrated its 101st screen with the opening of a 14-screen facility on June 26.