January 1993 -- Blockbuster purchases 35% of Republic Pictures Corp. for $ 25 million in cash and stock-- a 10% premium -- giving it direct access to an extensive film library.
Kim Basinger took the stand yesterday and, with the media circus jostling to see her, told jurors that she never agreed to star in "Boxing Helena."
Cyril Collard, the 35-year-old French actor/director who died of AIDS complications Friday, pulled off an unpre-cedented double yesterday when his debut film, "Les Nuits Fauves," was named best…
Librarian of Congress James Billington is asking the public to submit nominations of films to be considered for inclusion on the 1993 National Film Registry.
Variety and Entertainment Weekly will sponsor "Cinema Against AIDS," a fund-raising effort at this year's Cannes Film Festival (May 13-24) to benefit the American Foundation for AIDS Research.
New FCC chairman James Quello and Ogilvy & Mather Worldwide prexy Charlotte Beers are among the latest industry toppers to join the roster for the showbiz conference "The Business of Entertainment…
Hollywood will likely get strapped into virtual reality at the arcades and multiplexes before it comes into the home.
New Line Cinema Corp. completed its public offering of 2,875,000 common shares.
Music entrepreneur Irving Azoff's Giant Pictures is negotiating a deal with Warner Bros. for the remake of Ayn Rand's "The Fountainhead," the company confirmed Friday.
Hollywood agents are applauding Disney honcho Jeffrey Katzenberg's unprecedented move of allotting discretionary money to executives in hopes of opening up the studio's creative gateway for…