For Orion Pictures, Imagine Entertainment, MGM and Carolco--film production and distribution companies whose fortunes have been up in the air during the last year--it could be the best of times. Or…
High-profile entertainment lawyer Bertram Fields wants credit for more than just legal work -- he's sued a screenwriter for claiming authorship of a story that Fields says he created.
The feds have it all wrong. When the Commerce Department issued a report earlier this year noting that Hollywood was truly a global industry, it missed the point that foreigners are, in a great part…
Two well-known distributors of film classics -- ADN Associates Ltd. and John H. Flynn & Associates -- have formed Hollywood Classics, a new company that will offer foreign distributors classic films…
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Hearst Entertainment and Worldvision Homevideo have inked their first "label" output deal for domestic rights on 21 telefilms. All pix, in the $ 2.5 million range, will have had network or cable…
Director Frank Marshall and Sean Connery are in "heavy discussions" regarding Hollywood Pictures/Cinergi Prods.' big-budget period actioner "Smoke and Mirrors."
The American Film Marketing Assn., attempting to expand international awareness of its members, will hold a regional market in June in Buenos Aires.
Start-up development company Cinema Line Films has reeled in another spec script, Diane Wilk's romantic comedy "Things Happen," picking the property up over the weekend.
Who knows what evil lurks in the hearts of men? AFM buyers know. It's "The Shadow"... in spirit only. One of the most buzzed-about titles at this year's market is the saga of the mysterious…
Warner Bros' "Falling Down" exceeded all expectations, rational and otherwise , to emerge as the weekend box office leader with a reported $ 8,724,454 from 1, 220 screens.