Nearly 2 million pirated videocassettes were seized last year by investigators in the anti-piracy office of the Motion Picture Assn. of America. The thefts represent a potential revenue loss to…
An A-list assembly of studio execs, filmmakers and Hollywood lawyers are set to square off in the upcoming Intl. Artist Rights Symposium, in what may be the first open dialogue on the "moral" issues…
Columbia Pictures' "City Slickers II: The Legend of Curly's Gold" rode its way to a PG-13 rating, while "bizarre gender-related humor" helped Buena Vista's androgynous comedy "It's Pat" earn a PG-13…
A state assembly bill that would prohibit "disruptive activity" on film sets has drawn the ire of some of Hollywood's most powerful unions as a potentially labor-quashing piece of legislation.
The director of "Best Seller," the writer of New Line's 1991 feature "Queens Logic," and a "Homicide" co-executive producer have all signed with the United Talent Agency.
Amblin Entertainment's Amblimation has purchased an animated script based on the love story of Cupid and Psyche.
Jordanian info minister Jawad el Anani, whose authority covers a special committee that authorizes the showing of new films in Jordan, has put the kibosh on the release of "Schindler's List."
VMI Acquisitions Inc. has acquired a controlling stake in Cannon Pictures for roughly $ 3.2 million, with about two-thirds of that money paying off debt to a company owned by one of Cannon's former…
Savoy Pictures Entertainment Inc., the expansionist U.S. distributor, has another international movie in the works with "Circle of Friends," an Anglo-Irish flick that started shooting April 9 in…
The Navajo Nation has decided to gamble on Hollywood. As the only Indian nation in the country that has set up its own film commission, the Navajos have taken an aggressive stance to woo industry…
With across-the-board gains in television, video and theatrical sales, Republic Pictures Corp. closed out its last year as an independent company on a financial high note.