Claire Danes has been set to star in "The Mod Squad," MGM's adaptation of the Aaron Spelling-created TV series. The film will be directed by Scott Silver from a script he wrote with Stephen Kay.
Depicting the most desolate kind of existence through a fragile community of women working the bordello of a Midwestern prairie town in the 1870s, "Painted Angels" tells its tale with uncommon rigor…
Paramount Pictures and producer Alan Ladd Jr. paid just under $1 million for screen rights and screenwrit-ing fees to "First Wives Club" author Olivia Goldsmith's next novel, "The Bad Boys Club."
Were writer Michael O'Hara's teleplay for "One Hot Summer Night" more sophisticated, it might have proved a worthy vehicle for such stars of the past as Ingrid Bergman, Humphrey Bogart, Cary Grant…
Robert F. Metzler, volunteer business manager for the Academy Awards and a film and radio script writer, died Feb. 23 after a brief illness at Good Samaritan Hospital in Los Angeles. He was 83.
The Samuel Goldwyn Co. has acquired North American rights to Bigas Luna's fantasy romance "The Chambermaid and the Titanic" from UGC Intl.
A stillborn satire of media manipulation within the high-stakes TV news biz, "Michael Kael vs. the World News Company" is a clumsy attempt to expand characters and situations that began as comic…
Bill Kalmenson's "The Souler Opposite," which picked up foreign buys at the American Film Market, will open the Tahoe Intl. Film Festival on Friday.
Lloyd Bridges, who died on Tuesday at 85, will be featured in salutes on American Movie Classics and Nick at Nite's TV Land, beginning Friday.
Scott Kerman won't be going to the party, at least not if Oscar has his way.
Despite reports that a cable bow is in the works, director Adrian Lyne still hasn't given up on finding a theatrical distributor in the U.S. for "Lolita."