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.
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"…
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…
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…
Director/producer Charles Finch has ended his two-year affiliation with Ruddy/Morgan, and set up his own indie production shop, starting off with three active projects, with helmers Nicolas Roeg and…
Actress Myrna Loy, who worked her way through countless roles as exotic vamps before becoming the screen epitome of the American wife, died Tuesday. She was 88.
The four actors who played the Bailey children in Frank Capra's 1946 film "It's a Wonderful Life"-- Karolyn Wilkerson ("Zuzu"), Larry Simms ("Peter"), Carol Mueller ("Janie") and Jimmy Hawkins…
Holiday offerings from the major studios continued to put the bite on independent and specialty fare during the Thanksgiving weekend, but October Films' "The War Room," Miramax's "Farewell My…