The scribes of megapics just get no respect. "Get in the car! Get out of the car!" "Hold on!" These are lines from "Twister," as quoted by Mike Medavoy and Rob Reiner at the Writers Guild…
U.S.-based National Geographic Channel has inked a deal for its documentary channel in Argentina with local Santa Clara Prods., owners of the Quality Channel.
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…
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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"…
Warner Bros. has acquired the film rights to Michael Drosnin's nonfiction book "The Bible Code," which details an Israeli mathematician's decoding of a series of messages and predictions hidden in…