A possible brouhaha is brewing over the eligibility of Bille August's "The Best Intentions" in the competition for the best foreign-language film Oscar.
Miramax Films has acquired North American theatrical and television rights to director John Sayles' "Passion Fish" from Columbia TriStar Home Video.
Title Gross 1492: Conquest of Paradise $ 4,883,146 * School Ties $ 11,885,069 * Bob Roberts $ 3,483,302 * Pet Sematary Two $ 15,769,767 * Whispers in the Dark $ 10,214,596 Bebe’s Kids $ 7,910,080…
TriStar Pictures is back in blockbuster business. After an extended fallow period, the studio has reached agreement with The Toho Co. for the movie rights to "Godzilla" and has producer Laura…
Brandon Tartikoff, who resigned yesterday as Paramount Pictures chairman, had been slated to deliver the keynote address at the National Assn. of Television Program Executives programming conference…
KCOP movie critic Gary Franklin had threatened to boycott director Spike Lee's "Malcolm X," which Warner Bros. will release Nov. 18, after reading a press account stating that Lee only wanted…
Expanding into a new area of theme park filmmaking, Iwerks Entertainment has licensed "RoboCop," the futuristic crime-fighter from Orion Pictures, for its own rides.
Paramount appears to have weathered the loss of Brandon Tartikoff quite well on Wall Street, for now. Analysts had already discounted the stock in the near term because of an uneven fourth quarter…
Industry vet John Ruscin is ankling his three-year post as senior VP of acquisitions and production at 20th Century Fox to join Ticketmaster Inc. as executive VP.
RIGHT IN FRANCIS Ford Coppola's backyard, local businessman and investor J. Robert Barbour and location manager Nick Sanza have hatched plans to bring movie production to Northern California's Napa…
Brit production company Goldcrest Films and TV has acquired all foreign rights in all media to a package of three films from Columbia TriStar Home Video.