Former film archivist James Christie Wagner, who more recently served in various TV production capacities, died Feb. 22 of heart failure at Huntington Memorial Hospital in Pasadena. He was 54.
A clever idea doesn't fire on all cylinders in "Martha - Meet Frank, Daniel and Laurence," an upbeat romantic comedy about an American gal's entanglements with three Brits in London.
Director Roger Donaldson is attached to helm "The Guide" for Mutual and Paramount. The pic would be the first for Donaldson since last winter's geothermal actioner "Dante's Peak."
Amanda Donohoe, who played C.J. Lamb for two seasons on NBC's "L.A. Law," has been cast in the Disney/ABC telepic "A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court." Pic is currently shooting in Budapest.
Gloria Belgard, mother of publicist Steve Belgard, died April 17 of heart failure in West Palm Beach, Fla. She was 75.
One of the year's most eagerly awaited Australian features, "In the Winter Dark," will have its world premiere as the opening-night film of the 45th Sydney Film Festival, which kicks off June 5.
Demi Moore appears to be the front-runner for one of Hollywood's most sought-after female roles: the lead in Lakeshore and Paramount's drama "Passion in Mind."
Warner Bros. has inked a negative pickup deal to acquire and distribute worldwide indie comedy "Je M'Appelle Crawford," starring British actor Craig Ferguson, who's also a regular on ABC sitcom "The…
Actor Ted McGinley, best known for co-starring as Al Bundy's neighbor on Fox TV's "Married ... With Children, has been tapped to co-star in Phoenix Pictures' political comedy "Dick."
National General Theaters. Shane joined Loews Theaters in 1970 and worked there for four years as head film buyer for the West Coast.
Rosaleen Rogers, wife of Donald Rogers, retired senior VP of the Warner Bros. Studios sound department, died March 26 of cancer at the Motion Picture & Television Hospital in Calabasas. She was 64.