Danny Glover will serve as chairman of the eighth Independent Spirit Awards March 27. As with last year's chair Jodie Foster, Glover, a Spirit winner in 1990 for "To Sleep With Anger," will give…
Turner Entertainment promoted Richard May to VP of film preservation and distribution services; Steven Anastasi to director of film and tape services; Cathy Manolis to director, multimedia/publicity…
Members of the Writers Guild of America overwhelmingly approved a new, three-year contract with CBS last week at elections held in L.A., Gotham, D.C. and Chicago. Some 92% of voting members cast…
Michael Hill has been promoted to VP of production management for the Motion Picture Group of Paramount Pictures.
Northrop Davis' first feature script "Cyber Ship" has been bought by Warner Bros. for Donner/Shuler-Donner Prods. at a price of $ 225,000 against $ 450,000, sources confirmed.
Columbia Pictures has brought Gareth Wigan in house, giving the veteran consultant a lofty boost to executive veepee of production forthe Culver City-based studio.
The joint national boards of SAG and AFTRA have approved a new three-year industrial and educational film contract.
Less than a year after firing him as the director off his Warner Bros. movie "Dennis the Menace," writer-filmmaker John Hughes has hired Patrick Read Johnson to directhis planned production of…
NOTE: This table may be divided and additional information on a particular entry may appear on more than one screen. DAILY VARIETY FILM BOX OFFICE REPORT FOR THE WEEKEND OF…
Warner Bros. has wrestled rights to Don Bluth's animated films away from MGM via a deal with Hong Kong-based Media Assets, sources confirmed late yesterday.
As Hollywood celebrates its annual awards season, the studios' usual air of satisfaction is being tempered by a twinge of doubt. With production costs still on the rise, Hollywood's decisionmakers…