Matthews Studio Equipment Group's Hollywood Rental Co. unit entered into a non-binding letter of intent to acquire Keylite Production Services Inc. and its affiliates. All of the outstanding stock of…
Adark psychothriller mixing S&M mind games with American genre elements, "The Prodigal Son" is a real original that bites like a coiled rattlesnake. Fests are likely to snap up this Scandi-bauble for…
Exhibitors awaited their first look at such movies as Columbia Pictures' "Last Action Hero," New Line Cinema's "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles III -- Back ... in Time" and TriStar Pictures' "Sleepless…
Foreign films outpaced their domestic brethren as new pictures played in limited runs on both coasts. MGM/UA's homegrown "Rich in Love," postponed from a planned opening last fall , debuted with a…
A corny, below-standard martial arts pic, this sequel will barely keep Fox staffers busy for a couple of weeks. Lacking marquee bait or excitement, it's strictly for ancillary markets.
Cyril Collard, the 35-year-old French actor/director who died of AIDS complications Friday, pulled off an unpre-cedented double yesterday when his debut film, "Les Nuits Fauves," was named best…
Meredith Baxter has entered into a one-year first-look deal with Patchett Kaufman Entertainment providing the actress the resources to develop and produce her own material. The non-exclusive deal…
Spurred on by strong international box office, Columbia Pictures saw both "Bram Stoker's Dracula" and "A Few Good Men" surpass $ 200 million in worldwide revenues over the past weekend. In foreign…
January 1993 -- Blockbuster purchases 35% of Republic Pictures Corp. for $ 25 million in cash and stock-- a 10% premium -- giving it direct access to an extensive film library.
Warner Bros' "Falling Down" continued to lead the box office with a weekend gross of $ 7,625,100.
Five key employees in MCA Inc.'s department of corporate information services have been promoted.