Paramount appears to have weathered the loss of Brandon Tartikoff quite well on Wall Street, for now. Analysts had already discounted the stock in the near term because of an uneven fourth quarter…
Full Moon Entertainment plans to produce 16 films in 1993, with two targeted for theatrical release. The first of the theatricals will be released by Paramount Pictures; definitive release agreement…
Brandon Tartikoff's brief reign at Paramount Pictures is over.
In a pair of ratings controversies, New Line Cinema said yesterday it will appeal the Motion Picture Assn. of America's NC-17 rating of director Louis Malle's "Damage," while MGM said scenes have…
Tom Hanks is close to finalizing a first-look, two-year production deal at 20 th Century Fox. Once the parties sign off as expected, Hanks will almost immediately move his indie company onto the Fox…
Producers Vincent Malle and Neil Koenigsberg are planning a contemporary remake of Louis Malle's 1957 suspense thriller "Elevator to the Gallows," which starred Jeanne Moreau and Maurice Ronet.
Upcoming releases, productions and projects initiated during Brandon Tartikoff's 16-month tenure as Paramount chairman:
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.