Warner Bros. has optioned Steven Kampmann's screenplay "Preston" for $ 100, 000 against $ 500,000. Renfield Prods.' Mike Finnell and Joe Dante will co-produce.
A team of child sexual abuse experts cleared Woody Allen of Mia Farrow's charge that he molested their adopted 7-year-old daughter, Allen said yesterday. They also recommended that Farrow undergo…
Germany's University of Oldenburg purchased some 700 features, documentaries and kidpix from the archives of the DEFA film studios.
Alan Amman has been upped to senior VP of publicity, promotions and field operations for 20th Century Fox.
Oscar-winning director Oliver Stone will begin shooting a $ 30 million satire , "Natural Born Killers," in nine weeks. It is the second feature in his two-pic deal with Arnon Milchan's Regency…
MGM has a whopping $ 9 million offer out to superkid Macaulay Culkin to star in helmer Steven Deutsch's "Getting Even With Dad," sources confirmed yesterday.
John-Michael Maas has been promoted to vice president of creative affairs for Paramount Pictures' Motion Picture Group,where he will be responsible for the development and supervision of films in…
Roy Lavoise, a 30-year member of Local 33, has announced that he will run for vice president of the Intl.
Hoping to build on recent ratings momentum and increase live carriage of "Nightline," ABC will delay the show's start time by five minutes and offer affiliates more time for local sales if they will…
NBC has confirmed the appointment of Lindy DeKoven as senior VP, miniseries and movies for TV, a move expected since the forced exit last week of Ruth Slawson (Daily Variety, March 11).
Some 63 cable systems from Santa Barbara to San Diego will broadcast the Southern California fundraiser "Cable AIDS Auction Block," a 12-hour broadcast of live and pre-taped segments, on April 4.