PRODUCTION CHART KEY Abbreviation: SUPR EXP-Supervising executive producer(s); EXP-Executive producer(s); COEXP-Co-executive producer(s); SUPR PROD-Supervising producer(s); PROD-Producer(s)…
After a four-year hiatus, James Bond is coming back on assignment. Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer's creative affairs veepee Elizabeth Robinson confirmed the series is back on track, and it will return with…
The studios certainly are cranking up their CD-ROM capabilities. As soon as 3DO Inc. went public two weeks ago, one investor, Matsushita's Universal/MCA, turned its attention to product for the new…
French group Chargeurs and its associate Pricel announced Wednesday acquisition of a 20% interest in Tobis Filmkunst, Germany's leading indie distributor. Acquisition price was undisclosed.
Universal-based Amblin Entertainment has optioned Bari Wood's horror-thriller novel, "Doll's Eyes," for what sources said was a "healthy option against a substantial purchase price."
Capital Cities/ABC Video Enterprises has entered into a direct-response marketing venture with Fingerhut Companies Inc., one of the U.S.' largest catalog marketers. Fingerhut will develop exclusive…
A prominent critic of television violence Tuesday urged cable operators to "use their moral authority" in "nudging violent programming off the agenda."
The 19th Seattle Intl. Film Festival, which runs from Friday through June 6, has added 10 world premieres and more than a dozen U.S. premieres to its eclectic and varied schedule.
Joe Mantello of "Angels in America" and Ann Dowd of "Candida" won New York theater's Clarence Derwent awards for promising new performers Wednesday.
A casting agency's tip from a cop in Knoxville, Tenn., has put 10-year-old Brad Renfro in the lead in "The Client," Warner Bros.' project based on a John Grisham novel. Renfro will play a Memphis boy…
TriStar Pictures is currently negotating an agreement with Forest Whitaker to direct the action picture "The Number Four," sources said Wednesday.