Savoy Pictures has acquired the North American distribution rights to the sci-fi adventure "The Penal Colony" from Allied Filmmakers, which will represent the pic internationally, Savoy announced…
Universal's "Jurassic Park" scored the hat trick, racking up a third consecutive weekend as the undisputed box office leader with a three-day gross of $ 27,690,520.
Paramount Pictures has bought Caleb Carr's novel "The Alienist" for producer Scott Rudin, who just extended his studio production pact, putting off his announced plan to move to TriStar for at least…
After nine months of negotiations across Hollywood, Marvel Entertainment has unexpectedly opted to sell the movie rights to its hit comic book franchise "X-Men" to 20th Century Fox, studio sources…
Beach weather definitely put a dent in attendance for exclusive entries on both coasts. Sony Pictures Classics launched "Jacquot," Agnes Varda's film about her late husband, Jacques Demy, for a…
The Warner Bros. upcoming boy-meets-killer-whale pic "Free Willy" is already getting heavy merchandising support from about 20 tie-in marketers before the July 16 release.
Gene Quintano has been signed by Prelude Pictures to write the screenplay for the comedy "Our Father," to star John Candy.
"Rookie of the Year" aspires to be a pint-sized "It's a Wonderful Field of Dreams," and largely succeeds in minor league fashion. A warm, comic "what if" yarn, it's rife with humor and sentimentality…
Elizabeth Lane has been named to a creative executive post at Propaganda Films, bringing the former Largo Entertainment veepee of creative affairs over to the Hollyood-based production company…
Two moviegoers were arrested after allegedly trying to cash in on the popularity of the film "Jurassic Park" by holding up a theater box office at gunpoint, police said Monday.