CBS Entertainment president Jeff Sagansky has been named to the board of the National Conference of Christians & Jews, Los Angeles Chapter. Sagansky, one of four new directors, was recently presented…
Never underestimate the powers of a 12-year-old. Universal's "Cop and a Half" confounded most industry analysts when it rose to the top of the charts last weekend with a gross of $ 6,027,285 from…
NEW YORK -- An original dramatic film about handicapped youngsters in a German rehab center, "Passages," with proper nurturing, could attract the same U.S. audience that supported similarly visionary…
Some of Europe's top film producers are formally banding together in a new organization, Le Club. Members of the exec committee are staying mum until Le Club's official launch at next month's Cannes…
NOTE: This table may be divided and additional information on a particular entry may appear on more than one screen DAILY VARIETY FILM BOX OOFICE REPORT FOR THE WEEKEND OF…
For those "Poison Ivy" fans who haven't quite exhausted their appetite for psychotic yet seductive teenagers, here comes "The Crush"-- another by-the-numbers thriller longer on suspense than brains…
Island World, the indie film empire founded by entrepreneurs John Heyman and Chris Blackwell, will form a European joint venture with Babelsberg Studios for the development, production and…
Principal photography has begun on MGM's "That's Entertainment! III," a mix of musical highlights from the studio's glory days films, along with remembrances from some of its biggest stars.
Miramax Films confirmed yesterday that it has acquired all North American rights to Columbia TriStar Home Video's "Fortress," which will be distributed to 800-plus screens this fall.
Mel Gibson squared off against Eddie Murphy in the U.K. last week and Gibson's "Forever Young" was the clear winner over not-so-fast Eddie's latest pic, the D.C.-based "The Distinguished Gentleman.".