Fresh from the completion of screenwriter Jeff Arch's "Sleepless in Seattle," Gary Foster Prods. has hired Josie Rosen as veepee of development and outlined a number of projects in development.
Strong audience response to early screenings has prompted Warner Bros. to push up the "Malcolm X" release date two days to Wednesday, Nov. 18.
Following the major revamp of its movie production arm Tuesday (Daily Variety , Oct. 21), New Line Cinema's president of marketing Sandra Ruch has resigned her position, effective in January.
The Hollywood tradition of sealing deals with a handshake is again about to be put to the legal test. Odyssey Distributors Ltd. has sued Ed Pressman, claiming the producer reneged on a $ 5 million…
Five finalists have been selected in the 1992 Samuel Goldwyn Writing Awards competition from a field of over 100 entrants from nine U. of California campuses.
Walt Disney Co. paid tribute yesterday to its paradigm of 1950s youth, Annette Funicello, as part of its Disney Legends Award program. Held on the Disney lot, the program honors individuals whose…
David Rubin, the casting director for "Fried Green Tomatoes," and Howard Feuer, casting director on "The Fisher King," were among the winners Tuesday night at the eighth annual Artios Awards.
Carolco Pictures Inc. has made another move to straighten out its tangled finances. Yesterday, the company saidit sold certain television receivables attached to its TV division.
An electrician who worked on the movie "Malcolm X" has sued director Spike Lee and others for $ 10 million for injuries he suffered when a "security guard" allegedly shoved him through a plate glass…
Marking its first major sales push, newly minted Miramax Intl. announced yesterday its representation of four movies at the Oct. 25-30 Mifed film market, including the $ 8 million Matthew…
Aurelio De Laurentiis' Filmauro has invested an estimated $ 13.8 million in MGM's upcoming "Son of Pink Panther" starring Roberto Benigni, Italy's top box office draw.