'Unforgiven' 197% The best picture's biz almost tripled, and five pic nominees tallied $ 8.1 million, a 13% increase over their total for previous sesh. Story, page 3.
Silvio Berlusconi's brief and expensive fling with American film production is over, sources said yesterday.
Jim McIngvale, the self-proclaimed discount furniture king of Texas, is due to intensify his stake in the movie business Thursday, when he launches a $ 6 million-to-$ 7 million prints-and-advertising…
United Intl. Pictures has finally announced Michael Selwyn's appointment as managing director of UIP Australia, a position he's held for some time.
Film seg prez Michael Kuhn gains exec VP stripes and a seat on Polygram's board. Also in Overseas Report, SelecTV picks a new chairman and top Euro pic producers form Le Club. Page 22.
Business for exclusives was generally slow post-Oscars, but a several newcomers managed promising debuts.
Producer Jon Peters reportedly has agreed to pay Joe Eszterhas up to $ 3.4 million to write and produce the screenplay for "Gangland," the story of the downfall of Gambino crime family head John…
CBS Entertainment president Jeff Sagansky has been named to the board of the National Conference of Christians & Jews, Los Angeles Chapter. Sagansky, one of four new directors, was recently presented…
Never underestimate the powers of a 12-year-old. Universal's "Cop and a Half" confounded most industry analysts when it rose to the top of the charts last weekend with a gross of $ 6,027,285 from…
Some of Europe's top film producers are formally banding together in a new organization, Le Club. Members of the exec committee are staying mum until Le Club's official launch at next month's Cannes…