Deep-pocketed indie Bregman/Baer Prods. outbid 20th Century Fox and Paramount Pictures to acquire Steve Oedekerk's spec script "Nothing to Lose" for a reported $ 200,000 against $ 600,000.
"The child has nothing, her eyes are too old," read the report of a now-forgotten casting director of youngster Elizabeth Taylor.
Jodie Foster's Egg Pictures has hatched its first feature project, joining with "The Crying Game" team to co-produce "Jonathan Wild," a script that has been incubating for some five years with…
"Malcolm X" is on an erratic course overseas. It is on target in the United Kingdom and Japan, in the ballpark in France and Australia, but way down in Italy and Germany.
London-based Working Title Films is ramping up its slate of productions in the $ 10 million-$ 12 million range, and has appointed Debra Hayward and Liza Chasin as VPs of development/production.
Fernando Trueba's film "Belle Epoque" swept the seventh annual Goya awards, Spain's version of the Oscars, taking film, original screenplay, director and actress honors at the Saturday ceremony.
Bruce Doering has been named executive director of the Intl. Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees Camera Local 659, after serving as the Local's business rep since 1986.
Two-time Oscar winning writer Horton Foote, the soft-spoken Texan who has brought "Tender Mercies" and "The Trip To Bountiful" to the screen, will receive the Writers Guild of America's 1993 Screen…
The board of directors of Paramount Communications Inc. was easily re-elected yesterday, despite a move to unseat some members by a pension fund that claimed some exex, including chairman Martin…
William E. Wegner, the entertainment lawyer who successfully defended Curtis Management Group and the family of James Dean in a licensing fight with Warner Bros., has left Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher to…
Four skiers rescued after three days in the wilderness have signed with the William Morris Agency to turn their ordeal into a movie.