MADONNA SAYS NO: Madonna is no longer going to star in "Angie, I Says," the project former Fox studio chief Joe Roth just set up at Disney as his first go picture. An offer is out to Madonna's "A…
Orion Classics is effectively back in the distribution game with the acquisition of controversial indie pic "Rain Without Thunder," its first release skedded for early '93.
Neil Jordan's "The Crying Game" held up well in its second weekend of release in New York and Los Angeles, boosted by strong word-of-mouth and critical praise. The complex tale of a British soldier…
Marcello Mastroianni will receive the Distinguished International Filmmaker Award at the fourth annual Palm Springs International Film Festival. The actor, who stars in the upcoming "Used People,"…
The Motion Picture Assn. of America last Friday gave an R rating to New Line Cinema's "Damage," the latest film by director Louis Malle, which had previously been handed an NC-17.
Acting U.S. Secretary of State Lawrence Eagleburger has assured Motion Picture Assn. of America head Jack Valenti that the Bush administration is committed to liberalizing world trade in film and TV…
European exhibs and the Walt Disney Co. were full of Christmas cheer last week as "Beauty and the Beast" and "Sister Act" filled their coffers.
The Hollywood majors have decided to lift their embargo on supplying product to the former Soviet Union. The ban was imposed by Motion Picture Export Assn. of America members in June last year. The…
Buoyed by pre-sales of such upcoming films as their "National Lampoon's Loaded Weapon 1,""Excessive Force" and "Three of Hearts," New Line Intl. will finish out 1992 with firm sales of $ 91.2 million.
Eddie's back, but a kid, a cartoon character and a bodyguard stole some of his thunder.
While it's hard to call a film with Mel Gibson "a sleeper," Warner Bros. has a big, rousing, old-fashioned romance hit on its hands, if it can just get people to take the ride. A perfect "women's…