"Strictly Ballroom" star Paul Mercurio, fresh from toplining Garry Marshall's "Exit to Eden" for Savoy Pictures, has signed for "Back of Beyond," a romantic drama set in the Australian outback.
"Tangents" is a compelling and provocative psychodrama, pairing a spunky college shrink with a troubled student governed by multiple personalities. Playwright Elizabeth Hansen has devised a clever…
New Line Cinema named Claire Rudnick Polstein as a veepee of production Friday, in its final hire to fill the void after last year's dismissal of most of the West Coast exec production staff.
An unrewarding addition to the already bulging canon of doomed-junkie tracts, "At Ground Zero" marks an inauspicious entry into the feature arena for photographer, actor and short-film director Craig…
Tia Carrere was named Friday as NATO/ShoWest's '94 Female Star of Tomorrow. The "Wayne's World 2" and "Rising Sun" star will be honored at the convention's final night awards banquet March 10.
Filmed in Los Angeles by Chestnut Hill Prods. for HBO Showcase. Executive producers, Jeffrey Lurie, Collin Callender; producers, John P. Marsh, Jay Roewe; director, Lesli Linka Glatter; writers…
Motion Picture Assn. of America president Jack Valenti joins the list of presenters for the 66th Academy Awards show, being produced by Gilbert Cates. This will mark the 19th Oscar appearance by…
"8 Seconds" takes a smooth, sappy ride through the life of a great bucking bull rider. Sweet, sentimental and rose-colored to a fault, this family-oriented biopic has none of the grit, dust and…
While the uncertainty of ownership is a burden on Paramount's creative process, it can hardly be detected by the volume of product being hatched there.