Former Planet 3 Entertainment Group veepee of development Howard Barish announced Wednesday the formation of Kandoo Films, Inc., a TV movie and low-budget feature company.
Paramount Pictures and MCA Universal are accelerating moves to create a cinema circuit in Japan by naming Ian Riches to the new post of VP, Far East, of their exhibition coventure United Cinemas Intl.
A laboratory fire has destroyed the original negatives of several classic movies from London's Ealing Studios, including "The Lavender Hill Mob,""Whisky Galore" and "Passport to Pimlico."
Manhattan-based investment firm Siegler, Collery & Co. has launched its second foray into the entertainment business as the principal backer for newly formed production company Autumn Pictures.
One of the most spectacular and dangerous movie stunts was performed off-camera. Stunt drivers literally get shot out of cannons. It is the most spectacular way to flip a car over...and over...and…
Hogan Communications is unspooling sneak previews of TriStar Pictures' "So I Married an Axe Murderer" on 50 university campuses nationwide in an aggressive marketing campaign targeting the key 18- to…
The stunts in two of this summer's most terrifying opening scenes were done by women. In TriStar's "Cliffhanger" Michelle Joyner hangs by a glove held by Sylvester Stallone, dangling from a wire over…
The antechamber to the Silver Pictures building on the Warner Brothers lot is a museum of major movie mayhem. The exhibits include a tank-sized machine gun that only Arnold Schwarzenegger could heft…
What are the best movie stunts of all time? The question itself could ignite a real, bruising barroom brawl among stuntmen.
It is perhaps a sign of the times that Ken Bates, who bungees 300 feet from a Chinook helicopter (doubling Sylvester Stallone) in Warner Bros.' upcoming "Demolition Man" and plummeted off Yosemite's…
The cash-strapped school district wants to be head of the class in Hollywood, so it's lowered the price for campus location shooting.