Paul Verhoeven is once again attached as director of Columbia Pictures' "Mistress of the Seas." But Geena Davis may have capsized the film by bailing out.
Veteran French producer Daniel Toscan du Plantier is lobbying to persuade the French and German partners in cultural network Arte to form a European film production studio.
MPAA prez/CEO Jack Valenti takes on the hot topic “Violence in Film: How to Define It and How to Deal With It” in a speech Thursday at 1 p.m. at the Century City Marriott. Valenti is the industry's…
Cones phone home. Those "Saturday Night Live" cranial wonders have arrived on the big screen, and the result is a sweet, funny anarchic pastiche that should find broad based popularity. Its sly…
What are the best movie stunts of all time? The question itself could ignite a real, bruising barroom brawl among stuntmen.
It is perhaps a sign of the times that Ken Bates, who bungees 300 feet from a Chinook helicopter (doubling Sylvester Stallone) in Warner Bros.' upcoming "Demolition Man" and plummeted off Yosemite's…
Former Planet 3 Entertainment Group veepee of development Howard Barish announced Wednesday the formation of Kandoo Films, Inc., a TV movie and low-budget feature company.
Paramount Pictures and MCA Universal are accelerating moves to create a cinema circuit in Japan by naming Ian Riches to the new post of VP, Far East, of their exhibition coventure United Cinemas Intl.
A laboratory fire has destroyed the original negatives of several classic movies from London's Ealing Studios, including "The Lavender Hill Mob,""Whisky Galore" and "Passport to Pimlico."
Manhattan-based investment firm Siegler, Collery & Co. has launched its second foray into the entertainment business as the principal backer for newly formed production company Autumn Pictures.