D.C.-area law enforcement authorities last week recovered more than 50,000 videotapes of Hollywood pix in what is believed to be the largest case of alleged vid piracy in history.
"Point of No Return" began its European campaign in surprisingly languid fashion in Italy last week, while "Indecent Proposal" ran red hot in Australia, "Aladdin" captivated Filipinos and "Groundhog…
Buoyed by the success of "Basic Instinct," Carolco Pictures Inc. slowed the tide of red ink in 1992, posting a net loss of $ 88 million.
"What Hollywood wants is the same ... only different," mused producer/director Rob Cohen on opening day of his "Dragon: The Bruce Lee Story."
Paramount Pictures has acquired Norman Jewison's "Bogus" in turnaround from Warner Bros., giving the director a solid one-two production punch for 1994 release.
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer appears to be a sure-fire winner in the restructuring of Carolco Pictures. Details of the five-year distribution pact, which Carolco and MGM signed late last week, reveal that MGM…
Lost In Yonkers" is a carefully rendered, ultimately unexciting screen version of Neil Simon's 1991 Pulitzer Prize-winning play. Story of a domineering old woman's tyranny over two generations of…
As part of a move to step up its commitment to theatrical production and distribution, homevid supplier Academy Entertainment has acquired all domestic rights to comedy "Jamon Jamon" from Ibero…
Miramax Films has acquired North American distribution rights to writer-director John Duigan's "Sirens," which marks the company's first acquisition since melding as an autonomous unit with Walt…
Britain's biggest cinema chains are resisting attempts by United Intl. Pictures to extract the highest percentage ever in the U.K. for playing "Jurassic Park."