For the third consecutive year, January box office revenues roared into the new year with more than $ 400 million in the cash drawer. Estimates for the first month of the year are close to $ 420…
Samuel Goldwyn Co. picked up the rights to produce and distribute "The Madness of George III," the acclaimed British play that looks at the brief bout of insanity of the king who lost the colonies.
Buz Kohan has been named a writer for the 66th Academy Awards show. Kohan, an Oscar writer eight times before, has received 28 Emmy nominations and won 13 times, including two for the 63rd and 64th…
A new pilot fire safety inspection program, currently being used on the set of CBS' "Diagnosis: Murder," may soon lead to lower location filming costs for the entire industry within the city of L.A.
Business in Los Angeles continued to shake off the effects of the earthquake last weekend, as indicated by a general upward trend on the exclusives roster. The Jan. 17 Northridge quake leveled B.O…
"Adventures of Brisco County, Jr." star Billy Drago has inked a two-pic pact with New Image Productions, sources said Monday.
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Cashing in on the appeal of stars Mario Van Peebles and Christopher Lambert, "Gunmen" is a routine, vacuous actioner that tries to mix thrills with humor. Saddled with an uninvolving B plot, pic will…
While the outcome of Sunday's Super Bowl contest between Dallas and Buffalo was hardly a surprise, the results of the weekend box office race were nowhere near as predictable. Fox's "Mrs. Doubtfire"…
Built as a slapstick vehicle for Jim Carrey, "Ace Ventura, Pet Detective" may hit a few bumps when it veers outside the lanes of its core audience of under-20 s and aficionados of the "In Living…
Columbia Pictures said Friday that it has promoted Stephanie Allain to the post of senior veepee of production, bumping her up anotch from her veepee of production role.