As several competitors circled, TriStar producer Wendy Finerman staked a bounty of $ 225,000 against $ 750,000 to option the screen rights to "One for the Money," Janet Evanovich's novel to be…
The question of movie theaters' viability in a 500-channel superhighway future will be addressed by industry honchos Ted Turner and MCA Motion Picture chairman Tom Pollock next month during a…
Samuel Goldwyn Co. acquired "What Happened Was ..."-- a sleeper hit of the Sundance Film Festival -- adding another high-profile indie flick to its lineup.
A screenwriter’s claim that his script about a boy who invents a people-shrinking formula was pirated for the movie “Honey, I Shrunk the Kids” was rejected Thursday by a federal appeals court. The…
United Artists this week agreed to option the screen rights to a New Yorker magazine story that ran less than a month ago.
Actors Dustin Hoffman and Jon Voight, producer Jerome Hellman and director John Schlesinger were among the major players of "Midnight Cowboy" who reunited for a screening at the Directors Guild…
For the second time in two months, Warner Bros. has agreed to pay at least $ 1 million for an action script by writing duo Larry and Andy Wachowski.
In what's shaping up as a potential collision on the information superhighway between Hollywood and the Baby Bells, the MPAA is calling for tougher rules ensuring that telephone company entry into…
Marking Kuzui Enterprises' bid to build on its distribution and co-production slate, former Silver Pictures and Steve Roth Prods. development executive Dana Roth has been named veepee of acquisitions…
A group of indie filmmakers were distraught Thursday after one of only two prints of their latest pic was stolen from the trunk of a car in Hollywood.