Universal trotted out "Jurassic Park" over the weekend and the pic enacted its updated version of "When Dinosaurs Ruled the Box Office." The potent movie carnivore gobbled up some $ 47 million, an…
Wolf Schmidt has put his 15-year-old Kodiak Films into voluntary Chapter 7 bankruptcy -- citing legal and financial differences with its former creditor, the French bank Credit Lyonnais.
The 20-year-old Festival International du Film Fantastique in the town of Avoriaz, in the French Alps, is about to undergo a radical facelift that has left fest organizers Promo 2000 seeing red.
Tom Selleck will be honored June 19 with the Mary Pickford Award at a celebration commemorating the actress's 100th birthday.
Beppe Attene, the young managing director of Italy's state film distributor Istituto Luce, resigned late last week after the board failed to accept his proposal to release the six-film slate of vet…
It was a winning evening Sunday for New York University, as filmmakers from that school walked off with three out of four gold medals at the 20th Anniversary Student Academy Awards at the AMPAS'…
Eight months after being named chairman of 20th Century Fox, Peter Chernin is ready to lift the veil on a slate of films that confirmswhat many in Hollywood already believed: The studio is stepping…
October Films, the New York-based independent distrib, has named Marcia Kirkley director of acquisitions. She assumes the post Aug. 2, and will oversee acquisition activity of both of October's…
Donna Douglas filed a $ 200 million suit against Whoopi Goldberg and Bette Midler, their production companies, Creative Artists Agency, Walt Disney Pictures and others Thursday, alleging the film…
Actor/dancer Gregory Hines is about to step behind the camera, having made a deal to direct his first feature film, "White Man's Burden," a story about interracial love. The film will be shot under…