Walt Disney Studios is going back to school in search of the next hot Hollywood scribe. The company has inked "Dave" writer Gary Ross to supervise a Disney discretionary fund that will set up…
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Top-of-the-lot Warner Bros. filmmaker Arnold Kopelson was named Monday as NATO/ShoWest '94 Producer of the Year, recognizing a career that has included the Academy Award-winning "Platoon,""Triumph of…
Studio Canal Plus, the film production arm of pay TV giant Canal Plus, will step up investment in European pix, according to recently appointed executive VP Pierre Heros.
Universal might need an extra-long one-sheet for its big summer pic "The Flintstones," which stars John Goodman. And don't be surprised if the credits stretch to 10 minutes. All because more…
Of the top 100 global earners in film for 1993, 88 were American productions. But 52% of the total grosses was generated outside the U.S. Those are among the findings of the first Daily Variety…
Completing a sweep of the major film critics' groups, "Schindler's List" has been named best picture of 1993 by the National Society of Film Critics and, for once, Steven Spielberg also won as best…
Twentieth Century Fox snapped up Richard Maxwell's thriller/caper spec script "Stolen Moments" during the holidays, sources said Monday.
Omar Epps, who starred in "The Program," will take on a key role in "Higher Learning," helmer John Singleton's next Columbia Pictures outing, sources said Thursday.
Oscar-winning composer Bill Conti has been named music director for the 66th Academy Awards presentation.
New Line Cinema production “The Mask” will be helmed by Chuck Russell. Director credit was wrong in a story Monday.