Hollywood Pictures has purchased Steve Rudnick and Leo Benvenuti's first spec script "The Santa Clause" with hopes of making it a feature debut vehicle for comedian Tim Allen, star of…
The motion picture industry's gamble of scheduling fewer holiday releases this year in hopes of bigger grosses and enhanced profits seems to be paying off.
ABC closed out its first November sweeps victory in 14 years last Wednesday with a convincing nightly win, built around a commanding 9-10 p.m. performance by the new team of "Home Improvement" and…
Director-producer Arthur Hiller plans to steer away from comedies for now, and to that end is developing a number of eclectic projects under his 1 1/2 -year-old Golden Quill Prods. banner.
"The Crying Game" belied its name over its opening weekend for distributor Miramax Films, opening with $ 34,778 at Gotham's Loews Columbus Circle and $ 25, 435 at the Angelika Film Center. "Game"…
Feature film title designer Wayne Fitzgerald has joined Hollywood graphic design studio Pittard/Sullivan Design as a partner.
Twentieth Century Fox's "Hoffa" bilked an R rating and New Line Cinema's "Surf Ninjas" garnered a PG in the 1,245th weekly bulletin of the Motion Picture Assn. of America's Classification and Rating…
Award-winning documentarian Michael Lemle has turned his attention to the Chinese conquest of Tibet in his newest film, "Compassion in Exile: The Story of the Dalai Lama."
ALL RIGHT, WHOOPI: While she may have been paid only about $ 2.5 million to star in "Sister Act," Whoopi Goldberg is getting a little over $ 6.5 million for the sequel, according to knowledgeable…
'Aladdin' $ 17,055/screen Disney's animated adventure rode its magic carpet to the holiday weekend's highest per-screen average.
The lineups for the dramatic and documentary independent feature film competitions in the upcoming Sundance Film Festival were announced yesterday. Seventeen fictional films and 15 docus will vie for…