Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer and James Bond producer Danjaq Inc. settled their year-old legal battle that blocked MGM and its parent Pathe Communications from selling foreign TV distribution rights to the 007…
Skouras Pictures has appointed former Miramax distribution exec Marc Halperin president of marketing and distribution.
New World Entertainment has created two new operating areas geared to family entertainment--New World Family Filmworks and New World Action Animation--with Rick Ungar, president of New World…
A judge ruled yesterday that the play and movie "Driving Miss Daisy" was not based on the work of Henry Denker, an author of 24 novels who has had seven plays produced on Broadway.
Superman may be dead, but dozens of other superheroes from Spiderman to the Hulk are alive and well and inking deals in Hollywood.
Universal Pictures' "Death Becomes Her" opened in the top spot in the United Kingdom last weekend.
A look at the development roster for Marvel characters in both film and TV reveals the unprecedented level of enthusiasm for such projects. On the film side:
Four world premieres, including Sam Shepard's "Silent Tongue" and Mike Newell's "Into the West," more than 30 international independent films and several seminars and tributes round out the crowded…
In an abrupt departure for one of Hollywood's most political and personal directors, John Sayles is attempting to assemble a collective of foreign partners to finance the April 15 start of the…
Marcello Mastroianni will receive the Distinguished International Filmmaker Award at the fourth annual Palm Springs International Film Festival. The actor, who stars in the upcoming "Used People,"…
Consumer confidence is back -- at least at the box office. Patrons had more on their minds this past weekend than Christmas shopping, lending hefty support to at least four nationwide releases.