Phillip Muhl has been promoted to senior vice president, business and legal affairs, for Walt Disney Motion Pictures Group.
“The English Patient,” “The Birdcage,” “The Crucible,” “Mars Attacks!” and “Hamlet” have been nominated for the first Excellence in Production Design Awards, to be held on Feb. 15. The fete is being…
Producer Arnold Kopelson will receive the Publicist Guild of America's Motion Picture Showmanship Award, joining past honorees Lew Wasserman, Clint Eastwood and Steven Spielberg.
Warner Bros. has pushed back the release date for "The Quest for Camelot" to the summer of 1998, to give the production team more time to complete the studio's first full-length feature from its…
Frustrated with the decline in wages among recognizable, second-tier actors and alarmed that the industry's middle-class thesp may be disappearing, the Screen Actors Guild has embarked on a…
Universal Studios Hollywood will team with Nickelodeon to present "Totally Nickelodeon," a permanent presentation of interactive games and stunts from the kids network's popular shows.
Tom Jacobson has signed on to produce Walt Disney's upcoming "Mighty Joe Young," joining producer Ted Hartley and director Ron Underwood in what will be one of the studio's "event" films of 1998.
As the Oscar campaign nears, so do tensions between filmmakers and studios over marketing campaigns. In the Los Angeles Times last week, Robert Altman expressed his displeasure with Fine Line because…
Last week's top movie, "Beverly Hills Ninja," spent more than 10 years in development, bouncing from studio to studio before it landed in a familiar place: the hands of the original writers.
Brad Silberling ("Casper"), currently in pre-production on Warner Bros.' "City of Angels," is attached to direct Universal's "Father Figure," to be produced by Brillstein-Grey Entertainment.
"The English Patient," followed by "Jerry Maguire," led the list Thursday of nominees for the Screen Actors Guild Awards, giving the pics a boost in this year's Oscar race.