Joanna Colbert has been named director of feature casting at Universal, reporting directly to Nancy Nayor, U's veepee of feature casting.
R-rated films led the pack in the latest ratings by the Classification & Rating Administration of the Motion Picture Assn. of America. There were 10 R-rated films, two PGs, one PG-13 and one G.
Cracks began to appear last week in the stressed-out, oversaturated summer release schedule. The repositioning of Fox's "True Lies" from Independence Day weekend to July 15 had rival studios in a…
It's a rare teen horror pic that can be faulted for excessive restraint, but "Brainscan" may be too tame for the creature-feature fans and slasher devotees who will be drawn by its ad campaign. If…
If interactivity is the media buzzword of the '90s, then no industry segment -- least of all commercials -- wants to be left out of the loop.
With Westerns back in fashion and women ready to take the reins, it was inevitable that a female outlaws pic like "Bad Girls" would get made. But even though the sight of four comely cowgirls…
Martin S. Davis won't sever ties with Paramount Communications Inc. after all.Only a day after stepping down as Par's chairman/CEO to start a consulting firm, Davis was elected to the board of…
United Artists Pictures is buying the next round for Liam Neeson with "Rob Roy," an 18th century swashbuckler film skedded to start shooting in August.
Every year, exciting new talents appear on the commercial crafts scene. They're directors, cinematographers, editors, sound designers, costume designers , etc. who continually reinvent our reality.
This year's Intl. Critics' Week pix, the Cannes Film Festival's nod to the next generation of filmmakers, hail from locales as disparate as Iran and Uruguay.