As Sony Studios fell under siege Thursday to dozens of reporters searching for links to Hollywood prostitution rings, Columbia Pictures execs geared up for a weekend Santa Barbara retreat where…
Universal's tale of prehistoric maneaters is now poised to become the second-highest-grossing film in initial release ever, with worldwide grosses in the first eight weeks now at $ 406.8 million.
Alan Bergman will undertake a second term as prexy of the Academy Foundation of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences. All other Foundation officers have been reelected, and five newcomers…
Denise Stewart was named director of development for Venice-based Barnstorm Films Thursday.
Uma Thurman has landed the female lead role in writer/helmer Quentin Tarantino's first major-studio vehicle, "Pulp Fiction," sources said Thursday. The pic is among the first to be distribbed under…
As expected, Sony Corp. of America named Mitchell Cannold veep of new technologies Thursday (Daily Variety, June 10).
Martin Scorsese has signed to make a feature-length docu on the centenary of American cinema for Britain's Channel Four and world distribution. The project is being produced by the British Film…
Leading actor Mark Dacascos' name was omitted from Wednesday's story about the upcoming Imperial Entertainment adventure pic "Double Dragon." Wednesday's film ratings story should have indicated…
Still riding high on "Cliffhanger's" box office wave, helmer Renny Harlin will climb down the mountain and hit the high seas on the pirate adventure pic "Cutthroat Island" for Carolco, the director…
The public offering of shares in Paul Hogan's next film, "Lightning Jack," raised $ A36 million ($ 24.84 million) and will be listed on the Australian Stock Exchange today. The units are set to be…
A screenwriter has filed suit to stop production of a Barry Levinson film starring Joe Pesci because he claims it's based on his script.