Control Freaks" is almost surely the first R-rated play to use the services of Flying by Foy. Beth Henley's latest comedy, a mixture of sexual perversity and serial acrobatics, is often as darkly…
The European Community Commission said Friday it will examine under fair competition rules the United Cinemas Intl. Multiplex joint venture between Paramount Communications and MCA Intl.
New Line Cinema and Castle Rock Entertainment confirmed Friday they are negotiating with Turner Broadcasting System Inc. regarding a possible acquisition of the companies by Turner, but there are…
Cooking up an affair between Marilyn Monroe and Robert Kennedy, writer Gerard Macdonald eyes much of their romance through the eyes of a pair of hoods. The vidpic offers a fanciful account of how and…
Frank Mancuso, the new chairman and CEO of MGM, began reassembling former key members of his old Paramount executive team Sunday, naming Michael S. Hope and A. Robert Pisano as executive vice…
John Cleese has been cast opposite Robert De Niro and Kenneth Branagh in TriStar's "Frankenstein," sources said Friday.
Woody Allen once described himself as "thin but fun," and the same could be said for his latest effort, "Manhattan Murder Mystery." Light, insubstantial and utterly devoid of the heavier themes Allen…
Flush with the success of Warner Bros.' "The Fugitive," Tommy Lee Jones has been offered the title role in the Ty Cobb biopic, which Ron Shelton has scripted and hopes to direct, sources say.
Los Angeles Mayor Richard Riordan is giving Hollywood a high priority in City Hall these days, with a renewed focus on streamlining the filming process within L.A.
Robin Hood: Men in Tights" marks a return to the wild, anarchic scatological comedies that made Mel Brooks a marquee name around the world. It is a film for both his diehard fans and a new generation…
David Twohy, scripter of "The Fugitive," will exec produce his original screenplay "Terminal Velocity." It will be produced by Interscope Communications for Hollywood Pictures and be released by…