Spelling Entertainment Group Inc. and Republic Pictures Corp. have entered into a definitive merger agreement, which has been approved by the directors of both companies.
The latest chapter in the saga of Aurora, Ill., twosome Wayne and Garth is a puerile, misguided and loathsome effort ... NOT! The "Saturday Night Live" icons of vapid youth have come up with an…
Racing the clock to whip the new MGM/UA into shape, Frank G. Mancuso's exec team announced this week that the development slate at the twin studios will likely yield over 20 pictures in 1994.
Two trips to the convent is one too many. Suffering a bad case of sequelitis, this "Sister Act" follow-up is too formulaic and frequently pauses to sermonize at the expense of entertaining. Although…
"Poison" helmer Todd Haynes has been set as director of the American Playhouse feature "Safe," which stars Julianne Moore and Xander Berkeley and is set to go into production next month, sources said…
After a lengthy tug-of-war with Universal for the hot spec script "Assassins, " Larry and Andy Wachowski's story finally landed at Warner Bros. late Thursday for more than $ 1 million. Warner Bros…
TriStar Pictures is quietly developing a full plate of prestige projects for production in 1994 and 1995, sources said Thursday.
After being handpicked by Warner Bros. to helm the film adaptation of Michael Crichton's still unpublished thriller "Disclosure" (Daily Variety, Oct. 6), Milos Forman abruptly parted ways with Warner…
Actor Jeff Goldblum has been inked to a pay-or-play deal in TriStar Pictures' "Hideaway," which is skedded to go into production at the end of February under "Lawnmower Man" director Brett Leonard…
The Academy Foundation, educational and cultural division of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences, has awarded a record $ 85,000 in grants for 1993 -94 to 16 arts organizations.