Veteran comedy writer Hal Kanter has been named as a writer for the 66th Academy Awards, his 25th. Kanter, whose association with the Oscar show goes back to 1954, reteams with Buz Kohan for the…
The Universal Pictures/Amblin marketing teams won the first Charles M. Powell Award for the best marketed film of 1993, honoring their work on "Jurassic Park."
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Amblin/Universal's big-budget specter spectacle "Casper" has further fleshed out its starring cast, with 12-year-old commercial thesp Malachi Pearson set to do the voice of the friendly ghost.
Warner Bros.-based Witt-Thomas Films has acquired the motion picture rights to the historical epic "Simple Prayers," a first novel by Michael Golding, it was announced Wednesday.
George Lucas’ Skywalker Sound, based at the Lantana production facility in Santa Monica, was not damaged in the Northridge earthquake, contrary to a story Jan. 19.
DIC Entertainment has entered into two new marketing agreements to produce toys in conjunction with new television programs. Playmates Toys will manufacture action toys to coincide with DIC’s new…
Twentieth Century Fox has re-upped producer Robert Harper to a two-year exclusive first-look deal with a slate of projects in tow.
Slow, ponderous and a bit pretentious, Adrian Velicescu's "The Secret Life of Houses" is yet another examination of a dysfunctional family, this time seen from the perspective of a lonely young girl…
Reps at Arnon Milchan's Warner Bros.-based New Regency Prods. confirmed Wednesday that the outfit has optioned novelist and scripter Edward R. Jones' escape/thriller novel "Cage," which will likely…
"Fresh" is the story of one young boy's way out of the vicious circle of drug violence that defines the world in which he has grown up. Skillfully made and involving, first feature by Boaz Yakin…