New syndie sci-fi series whose pilot played last February hits the syndie trail with Warner Bros. distributing and lots of hoopla. Trekkies will strain to like it because of the concept, though the…
No sooner had Hollywood begun to resume its normal rhythms and activity Friday -- however tentatively -- then a new series of strong aftershocks sent many people home.
French film production dropped in 1993 due to recessional caution over big-budget films. French producers turned out 101 pix, down from 113 the year before, with French motion picture investment…
Meg Ryan is close to closing a deal to star in Paramount's romantic comedy "I.Q.," a 1950s story that has Albert Einstein playing Cupid for his niece, sources said Thursday.
"Intersection" represents a misguided attempt to retool a French art film as a Hollywood big-star vehicle. This lushly appointed meller about a wealthy man caught between his wife and new girlfriend…
Vic Damone is the headliner at the Scopus Awards ceremony honoring Larry King. Damone joins Art Buchwald and Angie Dickinson on the celebrity roster. Barbara and Marvin Davis and Ted Turner are…
In a move to shape itself into a major player under new owner Ted Turner, Castle Rock Entertainment has upped Liz Glotzer -- exec for such films as "Honeymoon in Vegas" and "In the Line of Fire"-- as…
L.A.-based Pacific Theatres Corp. will partner with Reading Cinemas of Philadelphia in a $ 100 million-plus construction/acquisition program aimed to double outlets of the 300-screen Pacific chain.
Twentieth Century Fox senior VP of production Riley Kathryn Ellis has reached an agreement with Caravan Pictures to join the Disney-distributed production company when her Fox contract expires in…
The Theatre Equipment Assn.'s second annual seminar series, "The Evolving & Future Technologies of the Motion Picture Industry," is skedded for Jan. 25-26 at the Century Plaza Hotel in Los Angeles.
The French government, under pressure from producers and indie exhibitors to guarantee fair competition in the Paris exhibition market, will instruct Gallic major UGC to sell off screens on the…
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