The Berlin Intl. Film Festival has created a new prize for European films called the Blue Angel, named after the Marlene Dietrich film helmed by Josef von Sternberg, it was announced yesterday by the…
Once again confirming that Paramount Pictures is ramping up its development and production slate, the studio has purchased the action-adventure spec script "Pancho's War" for Ridley Scott, who is…
Twentieth Century Fox has decided to stick to its original summer release date for Philip Kaufman's detective drama "Rising Sun," starring Sean Connery and Wesley Snipes, rather than move the picture…
Juliette Lewis ("Husbands and Wives") will be honored as NATO/ShowWest '93 Female Star of Tomorrow.
Member companies of the Motion Picture Assn. of America are ready to begin voluntarily labeling films that have been colorized, formatted for homevideo or edited in other ways, per MPAA prez Jack…
In the week of the Golden Globe Awards and several off-season debuts, quality exclusive-run films held up strongly at the box office in regional release.
Ventana Films confirmed yesterday that Bernard Lucien Nussbaumer has come aboard as senior VP, with plans for the European writer-producer to take charge of developing foreign co-prods.
Nominations were announced yesterday for the seventh annual American Comedy Awards, to air as a two-hour ABC special on March 3, the final night of the February Nielsen sweeps.
Hot on the heels of his Golden Globe victory for directing, Clint Eastwood picked up his first Directors Guild of America nomination yesterday for "Unforgiven." His nomination tops a diverse list…
Disney's money-making machine "Beauty and the Beast" is getting a new incarnation, as a children's video game, to be created by Hudson Soft USA Inc. for the Nintendo and Super Nintendo Entertainment…
Sony Pictures takes the wraps off of its new, and quite secret, digital production unit this week.