Gene Quintano has been signed by Prelude Pictures to write the screenplay for the comedy "Our Father," to star John Candy.
"Rookie of the Year" aspires to be a pint-sized "It's a Wonderful Field of Dreams," and largely succeeds in minor league fashion. A warm, comic "what if" yarn, it's rife with humor and sentimentality…
Trailing sluggish box office results after its late March opening, the Robert De Niro-Ellen Barkin pic "This Boy's Life," which also starred Leonardo di Caprio, is coming to video Sept. 1, Warner…
New Horizons/New World will co-venture on "One Night Stand," the directorial debut of actress Talia Shire. The low-budget thriller, to star Ally Sheedy and A Martinez, will go before the cameras July…
Indie distrib turned exhib Barrie Everard will spend $ NZ18 million ($ 9.3 million) on a new seven-screen multiplex in New Zealand's capital, Wellington. Development will give the under-screened city…
The Warner Bros. upcoming boy-meets-killer-whale pic "Free Willy" is already getting heavy merchandising support from about 20 tie-in marketers before the July 16 release.
Italian director Gillo Pontecorvo is continuing to lead the battle to preserve filmmakers' rights abroad, having set aside two days during the upcoming Venice Film Festival (Aug. 31-Sept. 11) to…
Elizabeth Lane has been named to a creative executive post at Propaganda Films, bringing the former Largo Entertainment veepee of creative affairs over to the Hollyood-based production company…
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Savoy Pictures has acquired the North American distribution rights to the sci-fi adventure "The Penal Colony" from Allied Filmmakers, which will represent the pic internationally, Savoy announced…
Universal's "Jurassic Park" scored the hat trick, racking up a third consecutive weekend as the undisputed box office leader with a three-day gross of $ 27,690,520.