Patrick Johnson has joined Jim Henson Prods. as a writer, producer and designer.
Studio Canal Plus, the film production arm of French pay-TV giant Canal Plus , has renegotiated its multipicture production pact with Warner Bros.-based producer Arnon Milchan.
Hollywood Pictures and Cinergi Prods. plunked down close to $ 500,000 to option first-timers' Lee Batchler and Janet Scott Batchler's adventure "Smoke and Mirrors." Should the "Raiders of the Lost…
Producer Gary Lucchesi is launching into the fantasy-horror business with the purchase of the spec screenplay "The Conjurer," it was confirmed Friday.
On the heels of a middling 1992 theatrical distribution slate, the Samuel Goldwyn Co. is banking that "Mac" will catch political lightning on its way to commercial success.
American Multi-Cinema Inc. has named Charles P. Stilley president of its real estate subsidiary. An 11-year veteran of the exhibition circuit, Stilley will be responsible for overseeing and…
Gerard Depardieu and Roman Polanski will be acting together on a French-Italian co-production directed by Italian Oscar winner Giuseppe Tornatore.
Veteran publicist Henry Ehrlich has been nominated to be president of the Publicists Guild of America. Henri Bollinger, who served two five-year terms, has chosen not to run again.
Independent producer/distributor New Line Cinema yesterday reported mixed results for the fourth quarter and year ended Dec. 31, 1992.
The Samuel Goldwyn Co. yesterday reported net income of $ 816,000 (3 cents a share) for the third quarter ended Dec. 31, compared with a net loss of $ 434, 000 (2 cents) a year ago. Revenue for the…