A clause that would have provided "Batman" co-executive producers Benjamin Melniker and Michael Uslan with a share of the boffo pic's "gross receipts" was in the original contract with Casablanca…
Dennis Hopper, Griffin Dunne and Illeana Douglas have been set to star in the dark comedy "Search and Destroy," to be directed by artist David Salle, making his directorial debut.
In a preemptive bid made while rivals circled, Hollywood Pictures agreed to pay a high-six-figure price for "Coma Guy," a spec script by Dan Sullivan and Fred Lebow.
Rob Word has been named president of Featurizations Inc., a recently formed division of CST Entertainment Imaging charged with creating new, colorized movies from classic black-and-white TV shows.
A low-budget, 17-minute pic slated to appear at the Sundance Film Festival is a prime example of how the directing road in Hollywood can take unusual turns.
A court Thursday granted a temporary reprieve to endangered Elstree Studios, where "Star Wars" and the Indiana Jones trilogy of films were shot.
The Walt Disney Co. and a TV gameshow producer settled a $ 300,000 damage award in a lawsuit over who came up with the idea for the 1992 hit movie "Honey, I Blew Up the Kid," a lawyer said.
New York-based independent October Films has closed a seven-figure deal for North American rights to French director Alain Resnais' companion movies "Smoking" and "No Smoking." October plans to…
The Intl. Photographers Guild has scheduled special screenings of five current films, along with Q&A sessions with cinematographers from each of the films.
Castle Hill Prods. Inc. has acquired theatrical distribution rights to director Beth B's adaptation of playwright Neal Bell's "Two Small Bodies."