Indie documaker Jeffrey F. Jackson sticks it to the IRS and the feds in "Death & Taxes," a hard-hitting reinvestigation of the 1983 Gordon Kahl case, about which questions still linger. Jackson's…
Buena Vista Pictures Distribution, New Line Cinema, Paramount Pictures, Warner Bros. and Universal Pictures will sponsor lunches and dinners at NATO/ShoWest '94, the annual exhibitors trade show…
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Artist-turned-director Robert Longo's "Johnny Mnemonic" is on a supersonic pace toward a Jan. 31 production start for TriStar Pictures and Vision Intl., including firm deals with Dolph Lundgren and…
Tom Cruise's production company completed its first major book option at Paramount Tuesday on Evan Hunter's next novel, "Criminal Conversation," to be published in the spring by Warner Books.
The French claimed a "beautiful victory" Tuesday when the explosive issue of audiovisual trade was scratched from the impending world trade agreement.
After winning a battle with New Line Cinema to cast Pauly Shore in "London Calling," a fish-out-of-water comedy set in England, Disney Studios is replacing Shore in the film with "Cool Runnings"…
Director Robert Ellis Miller has optioned movie rights to Michael O'Rourke's fantasy novel "Darkling," about an ancient, shadowy creature that attempts to corrupt the soul of a war correspondent. The…
Director/producer Charles Finch has ended his two-year affiliation with Ruddy/Morgan, and set up his own indie production shop, starting off with three active projects, with helmers Nicolas Roeg and…
Peckinpah icon Warren Oates (1928-82) is warmly saluted in "Warren Oates: Across the Border," a technically modest but well-meaning bio-tribute to the flavorsome character actor by fellow Kentuckian…
Actress Myrna Loy, who worked her way through countless roles as exotic vamps before becoming the screen epitome of the American wife, died Tuesday. She was 88.
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