Racing the clock to whip the new MGM/UA into shape, Frank G. Mancuso's exec team announced this week that the development slate at the twin studios will likely yield over 20 pictures in 1994.
Grupo Televisa S.A. and Tele-Communications Inc. will not proceed with their proposed joint ventures in Mexico and other territories. As reported, in May the companies said they would join to provide…
Fresh off its summer offensive against TV violence, Congress moved into videogame terrain Thursday as lawmakers warned of a legislative crackdown unless the industry polices itself against gratuitous…
NBC has picked up "The Jane Whitney Show"-- recently plucked from firstrun syndication by Warner Bros. Domestic TV Distribution -- as a component of its daytime lineup.
After being handpicked by Warner Bros. to helm the film adaptation of Michael Crichton's still unpublished thriller "Disclosure" (Daily Variety, Oct. 6), Milos Forman abruptly parted ways with Warner…
Thanksgiving week was a turkey for most syndicated series in the midst of the November sweeps, with several major talkshows taking big hits.
After a lengthy tug-of-war with Universal for the hot spec script "Assassins, " Larry and Andy Wachowski's story finally landed at Warner Bros. late Thursday for more than $ 1 million. Warner Bros…
The new attorney on Michael Jackson's defense team said the entertainer may return to the U.S., but only if the Los Angeles district attorney promises not to arrest the singer.
TriStar Pictures is quietly developing a full plate of prestige projects for production in 1994 and 1995, sources said Thursday.
Actor Jeff Goldblum has been inked to a pay-or-play deal in TriStar Pictures' "Hideaway," which is skedded to go into production at the end of February under "Lawnmower Man" director Brett Leonard…
Don Ameche, the suave leading man of Hollywood's golden age who enjoyed a second burst of popularity in his later years -- capped by a supporting actor Oscar for "Cocoon"-- died of prostate cancer…