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…
Columbia's "Last Action Hero" is off to a fast start in its initial foreign dates. The fantasy-adventure has debuted in the Far East in Thailand, Taiwan, Hong Kong, the Philippines and Singapore and…
The cash-strapped school district wants to be head of the class in Hollywood, so it's lowered the price for campus location shooting.
Twentieth Century Fox has signed an exclusive two-year first-look production deal with 3 Arts Entertainment for the management/production company to develop a slate of feature film projects.
Beleaguered completion bonder Film Finances Inc. said things are looking up for the company, if not for the insurance business as a whole.
Bustling indie distrib/exhib Ronin Films, flush from its success with "Strictly Ballroom" this year, has expanded its Sydney exhib interests by acquiring full ownership of three key arthouse screens.
United Talent Agency has signed actor Danny Aiello for worldwide representation. Aiello will be handled by a team of UTA agents led by Peter Benedek and JJ Harris. * * * Philippe Mora’s feature film…
Woody Allen is parting company with TriStar Pictures and will instead make his next three films with private funding, Daily Variety has learned.
Trimark Pictures promoted Tim Swain on Monday to senior VP of domestic distrib, responsible for theatrical and homevideo releases.
John Singleton's follow-up to "Boyz N the Hood" and the screen debut of Janet Jackson cannot sustain the scrutiny and expectation that inevitably follow a conspicuous first film. "Poetic Justice" is…