TV and film writer and producer Dick Berg, who created John Cassavetes-starring series "Johnny Staccato," died Tuesday in Los Angeles after a brief illness. He was 87.
Magnolia Pictures has picked up North American rights to Bong Joon-ho's "Mother," which screened at Cannes this year in Un Certain Regard.
Mike Leigh has started production on his first film since the Oscar-nommed "Happy-Go-Lucky." Untitled as are all his films while in production, the pic stars Leigh regulars Imelda Staunton, Jim…
Talent agent Tom Korman, whose clients included Tony Curtis, Ethel Merman and Ricardo Montalban, died of heart failure July 30 in Los Angeles. He was 76.
Producer Clive Parsons, who produced films by Bill Forsyth, Lindsay Anderson and Franco Zeffirelli, died of pancreatic cancer Aug. 12 in England. He was 66.
Music and TV talent agent Fred Lawrence died Aug. 7 of cardiac arrest after a lengthy illness in Burbank, Calif. He was 68.
Screenwriter Blake Snyder, author of a popular series of screenwriting guides, died of cardiac arrest Aug. 4. He was 51.
Charlie Davis, exec VP of post production for CBS Films, died Aug. 4 in Los Angeles. He was 51.
John Hughes, who captured the zeitgeist of 1980s teen life as writer-director of "The Breakfast Club" and "Sixteen Candles" and produced and scripted family hits such as "Home Alone," died Thursday…
Howard Smit, makeup artist who worked on films including "The Wizard of Oz" and "The Birds" and helped establish the Oscar for makeup, died Aug. 1 in Tarzana, Calif. He was 98.
Prolific B-movie producer and writer Harry Alan Towers, who made more than 100 films working with cult stalwarts such as Christopher Lee and director Jess Franco, died Aug. 2 of heart failure in…