Brandon Tartikoff's brief reign at Paramount Pictures is over.
It is common Hollywood theory that an incoming studio head has 18 months to put his stamp on the place and secure his job. Brandon Tartikoff, in his 15 months on the job, failed to do that--which…
Tom Hanks is close to finalizing a first-look, two-year production deal at 20 th Century Fox. Once the parties sign off as expected, Hanks will almost immediately move his indie company onto the Fox…
Twentieth Century Fox chairman Joe Roth is vigorously exploring independent production options as it appears less and less likely that his boss, Rupert Murdoch, will agree to pay the studio chief…
Producers Vincent Malle and Neil Koenigsberg are planning a contemporary remake of Louis Malle's 1957 suspense thriller "Elevator to the Gallows," which starred Jeanne Moreau and Maurice Ronet.
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.
In a pair of ratings controversies, New Line Cinema said yesterday it will appeal the Motion Picture Assn. of America's NC-17 rating of director Louis Malle's "Damage," while MGM said scenes have…
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…
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…
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…