Producer Jeremy Thomas has finalized a four-year development and production deal with French major UGC.
MCA TV confirmed that it will expand its weekly animated series “Exosquad” into a strip next fall. The new Monday-Friday version of the show will come out with 52 episodes. * * * Rep. Fred Grandy…
Buena Vista Pictures Distribution, New Line Cinema, Paramount Pictures, Warner Bros. and Universal Pictures will sponsor lunches and dinners at NATO/ShoWest '94, the annual exhibitors trade show…
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Artist-turned-director Robert Longo's "Johnny Mnemonic" is on a supersonic pace toward a Jan. 31 production start for TriStar Pictures and Vision Intl., including firm deals with Dolph Lundgren and…
Tom Cruise's production company completed its first major book option at Paramount Tuesday on Evan Hunter's next novel, "Criminal Conversation," to be published in the spring by Warner Books.
Peckinpah icon Warren Oates (1928-82) is warmly saluted in "Warren Oates: Across the Border," a technically modest but well-meaning bio-tribute to the flavorsome character actor by fellow Kentuckian…
The French claimed a "beautiful victory" Tuesday when the explosive issue of audiovisual trade was scratched from the impending world trade agreement.
After winning a battle with New Line Cinema to cast Pauly Shore in "London Calling," a fish-out-of-water comedy set in England, Disney Studios is replacing Shore in the film with "Cool Runnings"…
Trimark's "The Philadelphia Experiment 2" is a middling sci-fi sequel to the middling 1984 New World original. Although the current opus has some marketable and even clever elements, they are too few…
Director Robert Ellis Miller has optioned movie rights to Michael O'Rourke's fantasy novel "Darkling," about an ancient, shadowy creature that attempts to corrupt the soul of a war correspondent. The…