Summer B.O. $ 1.08 billion After seven weeks, 1993 tally's up 23% over last year and 1% ahead of 1989. Worst-case season prediction is $ 1.95 billion (second best), but if current pace continues…
A New Zealand production company has sued the producers of the film "Point Break" for allegedly basing the movie on a screenplay it owns.
After the short film "The Bet," the comedy "Who's the Man?" and the current Touchstone production "The Ref," director Ted Demme is stepping up to develop an adaptation of Abraham Rodriguez Jr.'s…
Members of People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) will welcome the release of Warner Bros.' "Free Willy" this weekend with protests at 10 metropolitan marine parks across the country.
The recently recovered original score to Charlie Chaplin's film "The Circus" will be performed by the National Symphony Orchestra during a screening of a new print of the pic at Wolf Trap Farm Park…
A group claiming to represent more than 25,000 World War II veterans of the Canadian Bomber Command Aircrew has announced plans to file a $ C500 million ($ 400 million) class action lawsuit against…
The script for the feature "Henry in Love," contrary to a July 8 article about Lee Rich Prods., will be written by Brian Hohfeld, adapted from an original book by Marian Thurm.
Ufa-Theatre, with 514 houses Europe's largest exhibition chain, announced it has earmarked 150 million marks ($ 88 million) by 1995 for renovations, expansion and new builds. Ufa isn't in the…
ELMORE LEONARD'S "Get Shorty" is gearing up for the cameras at the end of the year with Danny DeVito starring and producing with Michael Shamberg via their Jersey Films at TriStar.
Showing its support for emerging technologies, Paramount Pictures has chosen several of its top-line theatrical titles to be released on CD-I by Philips N.V. in coming months.