In what amounts to a "nyuk nyuk nyuk" to two heirs of the Three Stooges, Columbia Pictures has filed a cross-complaint saying it has certain rights to use the personae of the comic trio because it…
Universal Pictures has purchased the film rights to James Dickey's still-unpublished novel "To the White Sea" for producer Richard Roth.
Multimedia Motion Pictures has named Mark De Vitre director, business and legal affairs. He has worked for Philips Interactive Media of America, Hanna-Barbera Prods. and Spelling Entertainment.
Alan Ladd Jr. has made his expected move to Paramount Pictures, where he has signed an exclusive three-year pact to develop and produce movies (Variety, Aug. 16).
Frank Oz, longtime collaborator with Jim Henson and director of such pix as "Little Shop of Horrors" and "Housesitter," has inked a two-year deal to direct commercials exclusively through Limelight…
Despite the success of TriStar's "Cliffhanger" and Epic Records' Spin Doctors and Pearl Jam, Sony Corp. reported Thursday a precipitous, 48.5% drop in net income for its first quarter.
"It's All True," a feature documentary about Orson Welles' lost 1942 film of the same name, will receive its world premiere Oct. 15 at the New York Film Festival. Paramount will release the film…
Walt Disney Co. is preparing a proposal for a big arts and entertainment festival, built around a college national championship football game.
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The ink was barely dry on Ted Turner's agreements to buy New Line Cinema and Castle Rock Entertainment for a combined $ 630 million before the Wall Street investment community weighed in on the…