The Shrine Auditorium will be the home of the 1998 Oscars, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences officially announced on Thursday, confirming earlier reports (Daily Variety, July 2).
Universal Pictures has struck a deal with "Child's Play" creator and writer Don Mancini to pen "Bride of Chucky," the fourth installment of the murderous doll horror franchise.
Helmer Stephen Herek's Mud Pony Prods. has optioned the film rights to Margaret Hooks' biography "Tina Modotti: Photographer and Revolutionary" under the company's first-look deal with Touchstone…
Figuring it takes a Texan to helm a pic about the fanatical world of prep football in the Lone Star state, Imagine Entertainment is in negotiations with Richard Linklater to quarterback "Friday Night…
Sherwood Oaks College offers seminar “Selling Your Spec Script” from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sept. 6 at the Hollywood Playhouse, 1445 N. Las Palmas in Hollywood. Agents, writers and buyers will be on hand…
As anticipated, Scott Greenstein has joined specialized film company October Films as co-president alongside partners Bingham Ray and John Schmidt, October said Wednesday (Daily Variety, July 8).
Two years after their merger, Goldcrest Films Intl. and IAC are splitting up again.
The domestic box office is expected to burst the $4 billion mark today, approximately two weeks faster than the prior speed record set in 1996. Through the comparable period of last year, box office…
Sony Pictures Classics has acquired the Cannes-preemed romantic comedy "Afterglow," starring Nick Nolte and Julie Christie, and are targeting a December release with a heavy push for Oscar…
Brad Silberling has been set to direct DreamWorks Pictures' comedy "Straight Man," based on the book by Richard Russo.