Built as a slapstick vehicle for Jim Carrey, "Ace Ventura, Pet Detective" may hit a few bumps when it veers outside the lanes of its core audience of under-20 s and aficionados of the "In Living…
Samuel Goldwyn Co. picked up the rights to produce and distribute "The Madness of George III," the acclaimed British play that looks at the brief bout of insanity of the king who lost the colonies.
Buz Kohan has been named a writer for the 66th Academy Awards show. Kohan, an Oscar writer eight times before, has received 28 Emmy nominations and won 13 times, including two for the 63rd and 64th…
Robert Altman, the iconoclastic and influential director of such films as "MASH,""Nashville,""The Player" and the current "Short Cuts," has been named the 1994 D.W. Griffith Award recipient by the…
Joe Roth and Roger Birnbaum are two men in a hurry. Their Caravan Pictures, the Disney-backed start-up launched barely a year ago by the former chairman and president of production, respectively, at…
The 14th annual American Film Market will get under way Feb. 24, with 274 films to be screened for some 1,700 international distributors.
Liam Neeson will star opposite Jodie Foster in the upcoming 20th Century Fox/Polygram Filmed Entertainment pic "Nell," which is being produced by Foster's Egg Pictures, sources said.
While the major studios are adding entries to the summer release schedule, specialized distributor Miramax Films said Friday it plans to take advantage of a hole it sees in the much slower spring…
Surprise was the order of the evening as winners were announced at the 16th annual Sundance Film Festival on Saturday.
MCA/Universal has begun offering no-interest loans to its employees, to help them in the aftermath of the recent 6.6 earthquake.