| Jun 6, 2014
| 4:30 PM
Does digital data offer indicators that can be used to monitor marketing effectiveness and predict box office success even before awareness turns into intent? We analyzed this weekend's new movies across Facebook, YouTube, Twitter and Google (the...
| Sep 20, 2013
| 10:08 AM
The news Thursday that the Walt Disney Co. and producer Jerry Bruckheimer would not renew their deal with when it expires in 2014 was not a surprise, but it does mark the end of an era.
With this summer's disappointing box office returns for the...
| Dec 2, 2013
| 6:00 AM
The death of actor Paul Walker in an automobile accident Saturday has left fans and the film community reeling — and Hollywood facing a series of tricky business decisions.
As filmmakers and fellow performers remembered Walker as a deeply...
| Dec 6, 2013
| 9:15 AM
Jerry Bruckheimer is going back to Paramount Pictures.
The veteran producer and the studio have signed a three-year agreement for theatrical films beginning in April, the parties said Friday.
This comes less than three months after the Walt Disney...
| Dec 7, 2013
| 6:00 AM
Jerry Bruckheimer, one of Hollywood's most powerful producers, is returning home.
The veteran filmmaker, who had an enormously successful run on the Paramount Pictures lot with "Flashdance," "Beverly Hills Cop," "Top Gun" and other movies in the 1980s...
| Dec 9, 2013
| 1:00 PM
Paramount Pictures' movie strategy has long revolved around managing financial risk.
At a time when other Hollywood studios field an occasional risky bet, such as 20th Century Fox's "Life of Pi"; Walt Disney's "Lone Ranger" or "Pirates of the Caribbean"...
| Dec 14, 2013
| 7:00 AM
The desk shines, as do rows of Montblanc pens, and everything seems in its place, including the man who appears as if a meticulously dressed whisper. Most of the bottles in the liquor cart have not been opened, but the man, one of Hollywood's most...
| Sep 17, 2013
| 2:30 PM
Jerry Bruckheimer and Disney will soon discuss whether to continue a relationship that's been in place since the 1990s or part ways.
The prolific producer will begin meeting with Disney studio chief Alan Horn next month over a new deal to replace a...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 10:30 PM
The Walt Disney Studios and Jerry Bruckheimer have decided not to renew their first-look deal when it expires next year, ending a relationship that's been one of Hollywood's more successful partnerships since the 1990s.
The studio said it will continue...
| Sep 21, 2013
The spectacular 22-year partnership of Walt Disney Co. and producer Jerry Bruckheimer will come to an end next year, signaling the Burbank company's changing priorities and how the shifting sands of the movie business are affecting A-list producers.
| Sep 24, 2013
| 11:34 AM
Prolific film and television producer Jerry Bruckheimer ("Top Gun," "Black Hawk Down," the "Pirates of the Caribbean" franchise ) will be the recipient of the 27th American Cinematheque Award.
Bruckheimer will receive the award, announced Tuesday, at...
| Mar 14, 2013
| 7:48 AM
"The TomKat Project": Size isn't everything, and if you can get your mind out of the gutter for a moment we can talk about why tiny budgets are not necessarily a drawback in the theater. Indeed, in the case of Brandon Ogborn's "TomKat Project," I would...