Twentieth Century Fox chairman Joe Roth is vigorously exploring independent production options as it appears less and less likely that his boss, Rupert Murdoch, will agree to pay the studio chief…
It is common Hollywood theory that an incoming studio head has 18 months to put his stamp on the place and secure his job. Brandon Tartikoff, in his 15 months on the job, failed to do that--which…
The latest edition of the Academy Players Directory is now available from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences.
A possible brouhaha is brewing over the eligibility of Bille August's "The Best Intentions" in the competition for the best foreign-language film Oscar.
Miramax Films has acquired North American theatrical and television rights to director John Sayles' "Passion Fish" from Columbia TriStar Home Video.
Title Gross 1492: Conquest of Paradise $ 4,883,146 * School Ties $ 11,885,069 * Bob Roberts $ 3,483,302 * Pet Sematary Two $ 15,769,767 * Whispers in the Dark $ 10,214,596 Bebe’s Kids $ 7,910,080…
TriStar Pictures is back in blockbuster business. After an extended fallow period, the studio has reached agreement with The Toho Co. for the movie rights to "Godzilla" and has producer Laura…
Brandon Tartikoff, who resigned yesterday as Paramount Pictures chairman, had been slated to deliver the keynote address at the National Assn. of Television Program Executives programming conference…
KCOP movie critic Gary Franklin had threatened to boycott director Spike Lee's "Malcolm X," which Warner Bros. will release Nov. 18, after reading a press account stating that Lee only wanted…
New Line's "Damage" received an NC-17 in the 1,241st weekly bulletin of the Motion Picture Association of America's Classification & Rating Administration.
Paramount Pictures' "Patriot Games" international boxoffice gross has reportedly hit $ 54 million plus, including results from openings in several countries last weekend, the company said.