Veteran comedy writer Hal Kanter has been named as a writer for the 66th Academy Awards, his 25th. Kanter, whose association with the Oscar show goes back to 1954, reteams with Buz Kohan for the…
Warner Bros.-based Witt-Thomas Films has acquired the motion picture rights to the historical epic "Simple Prayers," a first novel by Michael Golding, it was announced Wednesday.
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The emphasis will be on experience in the 25th Magyar Film Week, Hungary's annual feature film and documentary festival, which begins Saturday and runs through Feb. 9 in the Danube capital.
Castle Rock Entertainment has pacted with Chuck Weinstock for a first-look feature film deal, signaling the company's gearing-up of production partners.
Last year's supporting actress Oscar winner, Marisa Tomei ("My Cousin Vinny") , will join Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences president Arthur Hiller Feb. 9 to announce nominees for the 66th…
Sources said Tuesday that Alan J. Pakula's Gotham-based production outfit has optioned the film rights for former overseas correspondent Robert Cullen's debut novel "Cover Story."
Michelle Pfeiffer will receive the Female Star of the Year award at NATO/ShoWest '94 at the convention's final night awards banquet on March 10 in Las Vegas.
The survivors of a New York lawyer who died of AIDS in 1987 filed a $ 10 million suit Monday against producer Scott Rudin, director Jonathan Demme, TriStar Pictures and others connected with…
Universal Pictures snapped up the film rights to "Zlata's Diary" Tuesday, beating a number of competitors for a 12-year-old Bosnian girl's record of the siege in Sarajevo. The rights sold for a…
Meg Ryan and Tom Cruise will receive this year's Harvard Hasty Pudding Theatrical awards, given to performers who make "a lasting and impressive contribution to the world of entertainment."