CONEHEAD TURNS HOTHEAD: Dan Aykroyd lost it last week on the Paramount lot, where he's shooting "Coneheads," based on the "Saturday Night Live" skit he helped make famous.
Morgan Creek Prods. has inked a deal with John Milius for him to direct the epic Viking adventure "The Northmen," which will go into production in January in Europe and Scandinavia.
In his first 18 months as chairman of Columbia Pictures, 43-year-old Mark Canton has presided over the marketing and distribution of a string of successes that began with "My Girl" and propelled the…
Paramount's psychosexual drama "Indecent Proposal" debuted last Wednesday and when the dust settled yesterday the figure of $ 24,543,997 rang up on the register. The three-day weekend score, from…
Colossal Pictures has brought in Warren Franklin as chief operating officer.
Propaganda Films has hired Peter Heller as senior production exec, sources confirmed Monday. Heller was exec veepee of production for Spring Creek Prods., where he worked on the upcoming Joe Pesci…
HOUSTON -- Imagine a cross between "The Karate Kid" and "The Secret Life of Walter Mitty," and you'll know what to expect from "Sidekicks," an offbeat family-audience opus from, of all people, action…
Walt Disney Pictures has written out a big check for Blake Snyder and Colby Carr's spec script, "Blank Check," sources confirmed Thursday.
The world will little note nor long remember this lush and high-minded but cursory tramp through the Civil War from Steven Spielberg's production company. A three-hour (at least) subject in a…
Hoping to secure more post-Oscar revenue, Columbia TriStar Home Video announced the June 2 video market release of triple statue winner "Howards End." Reps promise the arthouse fave will become the…
The completion bond business is a mess. Hollywood's largest guarantor, Completion Bond Co., has stopped insuring films.