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.
After a three-year arranged marriage by Touchstone prexy David Hoberman, Disney-based producers Wendy Dozoretz and Ellen Collett have decided to get a divorce where all future projects are concerned.
New Line Cinema Corp. is seeking a court order barring rival Cinema Line Films Corp. from using trademarks that it claims are confusingly similar.
The American Film Marketing Assn. has inked a historical anti-piracy accord with the Cinematography Committee of the Russian Federation to curb illegal theatrical distribution of AFMA members' movies…
David Cascoigne, chairman of the New Zealand Film Commission for eight years , left the post Wednesday upon the expiration of his current term.
After weeks of tough negotiations, MGM has scored a major casting coup and inked superkid Macaulay Culkin for a cool $ 8 million to star in helmer Howard Deutch's comedy "Getting Even With Dad."
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.".
Spring holidays came hopping in with a trio of new eggs leading the box office. However, industry pundits predicted the order wrong. Leading the pack was Universal's "Cop and a Half" with $ 6.3…
Michele Ruiz, a reporter for the "KTLA Morning News" since its inception in July 1991, has been named to the vacant co-anchor post of the indie's prime time weekend news. She will continue her news…
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…
"Pinocchio" soared through the roof in its first official week in the video stores and it even brought along many of its Disney friends for the ride.