Hogan Communications is unspooling sneak previews of TriStar Pictures' "So I Married an Axe Murderer" on 50 university campuses nationwide in an aggressive marketing campaign targeting the key 18- to…
The antechamber to the Silver Pictures building on the Warner Brothers lot is a museum of major movie mayhem. The exhibits include a tank-sized machine gun that only Arnold Schwarzenegger could heft…
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.
One of the most spectacular and dangerous movie stunts was performed off-camera. Stunt drivers literally get shot out of cannons. It is the most spectacular way to flip a car over...and over...and…
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…
The stunts in two of this summer's most terrifying opening scenes were done by women. In TriStar's "Cliffhanger" Michelle Joyner hangs by a glove held by Sylvester Stallone, dangling from a wire over…
United Talent Agency has signed actor Danny Aiello for worldwide representation. Aiello will be handled by a team of UTA agents led by Peter Benedek and JJ Harris. * * * Philippe Mora's feature film…
Twentieth Century Fox has signed an exclusive two-year first-look production deal with 3 Arts Entertainment for the management/production company to develop a slate of feature film projects.
Beleaguered completion bonder Film Finances Inc. said things are looking up for the company, if not for the insurance business as a whole.