Pixar Animation Studios on Tuesday announced the May start date for "Monsters, Inc.," its next computer-animated co-production with Disney, tentatively skedded for 2001.
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences has named Torene Svitil as credits coordinator.
Phaedra Cinema has picked up domestic rights to "Jerome," the first exec-producing effort by "Just Shoot Me" actor David Spade. Phaedra has slated the indie pic for an early winter release beginning…
In a first-time joint effort, NBC Enterprises has partnered with indie distrib Trimark in a deal that will launch NBC's homevideo line into retail nationwide.
Fox 2000 has struck deals with director George Armitage ("Grosse Point Blank") to develop with writer Richard Hatem ("Under Siege 2: Dark Territory") an adaptation of Laurel Doud's novel "This Body."
Paramount Pictures has picked up the unpublished psychological thriller "Toys of Desperation," a first novel by Sean Desmond, for Lynda Obst Prods.
The Sundance Institute has announced 12 feature film projects selected for the 1999 Filmmakers/ Screenwriters Lab.
Initial Entertainment Group has acquired international rights to the indie drama "Joe the King."
Participants have been lined up for Step Up's Women's Entertainment Network Filmmaker's Lab, a three-day event that marks the group's inaugural workshop and fundraiser.
The body count is up across Europe with "I Still Know What You Did Last Summer" slaying auds in Germany, Austria and Spain over the weekend.
FAO Schwarz spokesman Alan Marcus found himself in the Star Wars Boutique at precisely 10 a.m. Monday when the Fifth Avenue toy emporium opened to a roar that, he said, "sounded just like you hear at…