Morgan Creek Prods. has paid six figures to buy an action-adventure screenplay by "Heartbreak Ridge" and "No Mercy" scribe Jim Carabatsos. The script, called "Cairo," is about a New York cop out to…
To beat the jungle drums for its summer release "The Lion King," Disney dazzled the press with two on-lot gatherings Thursday that featured wild animals, generous clips from the film and hints about…
Quarter Moon Films, a small North Hollywood-based production company, thinks it has an emerging filmmaker on its hands in 44-year-old writer/director John Albo, who has just finished his first…
Elijah Wood will be a first-time presenter at the 66th Academy Awards show, which ABC will broadcast live at 6 p.m. Monday from the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion. Wood just finished "North" for Castle…
The Film Information Council has awarded TriStar Pictures' "Philadelphia" and Warner Bros./Morgan Creek's "Ace Venture: Pet Detective" the FIC excellence in film marketing awards for the months of…
The Academy Awards are about to take a spin on the information superhighway. Cable's Comedy Central and Prodigy, the nation's largest online service, are teaming to skewer the awards ceremony.
The eighth annual Independent Spirit Awards get a new look and a new location as the burgeoning event shifts venues to the Hollywood Palladium Saturday.
Michael Laney has left Walt Disney's feature animation division for the veepee of operations job at Warner Bros. feature animation division, as the cross-town rival beefs up its movie toon business.
Jeff Bridges has joined the cast of the 66th Academy Awards show.
The deal to pump life into Cannon Pictures has apparently fallen through, as would-be rescuer Panda Pictures filed a $ 20 million suit that accuses the indie of, among other things, lying about its…