In his first 18 months as chairman of Columbia Pictures, 43-year-old Mark Canton has presided over the marketing and distribution of a string of successes that began with "My Girl" and propelled the…
Paramount's psychosexual drama "Indecent Proposal" debuted last Wednesday and when the dust settled yesterday the figure of $ 24,543,997 rang up on the register. The three-day weekend score, from…
Colossal Pictures has brought in Warren Franklin as chief operating officer.
Propaganda Films has hired Peter Heller as senior production exec, sources confirmed Monday. Heller was exec veepee of production for Spring Creek Prods., where he worked on the upcoming Joe Pesci…
Robert De Niro and other new blood perked the exclusive movie scene, while the hottest ticket in Gotham turned out to be 8-week-old Mexican import "Like Water for Chocolate."
HOUSTON -- Imagine a cross between "The Karate Kid" and "The Secret Life of Walter Mitty," and you'll know what to expect from "Sidekicks," an offbeat family-audience opus from, of all people, action…
Brenda Feigen, who produced Orion's gung-ho military movie "Navy SEALs," is now planning to take on the military establishment with "Witch-Hunt," a spec script detailing the military's ban on gays…
Filmmaker John Singleton wants to bring his Hollywood know-how to Africa, a continent that he calls home despite the fact that he's just visited here for the first time.
William Saroyan's "The Time of Your Life" will run for six performances at the Pasadena Playhouse, April 29-May 2.
CONEHEAD TURNS HOTHEAD: Dan Aykroyd lost it last week on the Paramount lot, where he's shooting "Coneheads," based on the "Saturday Night Live" skit he helped make famous.
More U.S. firms than ever will descend on the MIP-TV market, and the Oscars give international B.O. a boost. Stories, page 14.