Justen Dardis, who most recently headed the literary department at Susan Smith & Associates, has joined Agency for the Performing Arts as a VP in the motion picture literary department.
The call for A-quality product at last year's Cannes Film Festival didn't fall on deaf ears in the independent film community. This year, New Line and Miramax stepped up the quality of their pix, and…
Universal Pictures' "Heart and Souls," an ensemble fantasy comedy toplined by Robert Downey Jr. ("Chaplin") and directed by Ron Underwood, has begun lensing in Los Angeles.
Off-screen partners Warren Beatty and Annette Bening are going to have an onscreen "Love Affair" for Warner Bros., and insiders confirmed it should be an affair to remember.
The Eddie Murphy starrer "Beverly Hills Cop III," its budget spiralling over the $ 60 million mark, was postponed yesterday for at least eight weeks.
Lynda Obst is moving her indie production company to 20th Century Fox, representing the first overall deal at the studio made by its new movie team of chairman Peter Chernin and production prexy Tom…
Oscar-winning composer Bill Conti has been tapped music director for the 65th annual Academy Awards presentation, his ninth time at the podium. The Oscars will be broadcast live from the Dorothy…
The film industry valiantly rode out the recession in 1992, managing to stay in the saddle despite occasional upsets, and posting its third-best year. Some big bucks came from sequels "Home Alone 2"…
Writer-director Jon Leon Torn, son of Rip Torn and the late Geraldine Page, begins production Jan. 17 on his first film "Conference Call," lensing in Manhattan.
Cannon Pictures has ended a year-long effort to secure new financing and is now readying a slate of films to release in early 1993.
Universal's "Lorenzo's Oil" opened just before year's end to pump new life into regional releases, as the holiday helped some exclusive pictures more than double their take at the box office.