While Al Pacino decides between Paramount's "Snake Eyes" and several other projects for his next big-money acting job, he'll direct and star with Jerry Orbach in "Chinese Coffee," an indie pic based…
Former Daily Variety film reporter Andy Marx and Los Angeles Times cartoonist Tony Peyser sold a comedy pitch to Walt Disney Pictures called "Darkness at Night" for producer Laurence Mark ("Jerry…
Stephen Daldry, the acclaimed English theater director behind the internationally successful revival of J.B. Priestley's "An Inspector Calls," has signed a first-look, three-year deal with Working…
Michael Nelson has joined Consolidated Film Industries as controller. He’ll handle accounting and finance, and the upgrade of information systems. Previous stints include Sun Distributors and Price…
The ride's over even before it's begun. Warner Bros. and United News & Media have abandoned their plans to build a $340 million theme park and film studio in Hillingdon, on the western edge of London.
Apparently not yet tired of bringing Broadway musical roles to the bigscreen, "Evita" star Madonna has signed to star alongside Goldie Hawn in Miramax Films' screen adaptation of "Chicago."
The Columbia TriStar TV Group has named Harry Friedman producer of "Jeopardy!," succeeding George Vosburgh.
While Pamela Lee made it clear in court that she won't do gratuitous sex in future projects, "Pretty Woman" scribe J.F. Lawton plans to tap into a so far underexploited asset of the former "Baywatch"…
Rupert Murdoch's News Corp. and Walt Disney Co. will make final bids for Intl. Family Entertainment Inc. early this week, but already the price has risen to an eye-popping $1.8 billion, sources said.
After every major Hollywood studio has passed, word comes that "Lolita," directed by Adrian Lyne from the controversial Vladimir Nabokov novel, may land in the lap of Trimark Pictures.
E! Entertainment Television today will announce phase one of its strategy to broaden and increase its entertainment news coverage.