Decrying the lack of distributors for small-scale, independent American films , producer Marc Toberoff and writer-director Paul Mones have formed Pacific Pictures Distribution Corp.
Australian rock manager-turned-film producer Lance Reynolds has launched three features, including a pic in development with David Bowie about the life of Austrian physician Franz Mesmer.
Warner Bros.' Steven Seagal actioner "Under Siege" easily broke the October opening-weekend record Sunday with one day left to report in the four-day Columbus holiday weekend.
Warner Bros.' "Malcolm X" drew a PG-13 for "a scene of violence, and for drugs and some language" in the 1,238th weekly bulletin of the Motion Picture Assn. of America's Classification & Rating…
"Night and the City" is a skilled, if not entirely psychologically convincing, remake of the 1950 original of the same name, one of the true classics of film noir. Lively performances, pungent New…
Steven Seagal ruled the Columbus Day holiday waves with his boffo sea-faring actioner "Under Siege," blowing Gerard Depardieu's new Columbus pic "1492: Conquest of Paradise" out of the water.
"Breaking the Rules" is a stillborn road movie, way too maudlin to be touching or amusing. On the shelf for over three years, pic emerges as a poor entry in all markets.
Breaking out Michael O'Mahony's "Uncommon Criminal" for Warner Bros. is Arnold Kopelson's next grand plan following the studio's optioning of the project for the indie producer last Friday.
Expanding into one more area of the entertainment industry--exhibition--Morgan Creek has become the newest partner in Kansas City-based First Intl. Theaters. With the new venture, Morgan Creek joins…
Republic Pictures Corp. has inked a six-picture distribution deal with newly formed Blue Rider Pictures. The deal will kick into gear when production of the suspense thriller "Witchboard 2" kicks off…
Producer Donald P. Bellisario has entered into an exclusive TV and first-look feature deal with Paramount Pictures, as expected (Daily Variety, July 10), after more than a dozen years at Universal TV.