Walt Disney Studios chairman Jeffrey Katzenberg last weekend engineered the acquisition of first-time screenwriter Morgan Ward's "A Pyromaniac's Love Story, " which will be produced by Mark Gordon…
Though experiencing an $ 18,025 dip in weekend ticket sales, The Samuel Goldwyn Co.'s "The Wedding Banquet" still outsprinted the rest last weekend in limited release, totaling $ 76,918 at the box…
Ed. Weinberger, one of television's most prolific writer/producers, has sold his feature script "The Castaways" to Hollywood Pictures. The action comedy, described as a buddy picture about a black…
While there has been speculation about "Top Gun" sequel almost since its 1986 release, Paramount Pictures has moved a step closer to getting the project off the ground with the hiring of screenwriter…
Scripter Robert Eisele introduces complex characters and well-developed scenes as he views the raw life of a fictional convicted repeat killer, Denver Bayliss. With director Kiefer Sutherland himself…
When it was sold last week to Ted Turner, New Line Cinema beat the odds against independent producer/distributors.
Producer Gene Corman has set "The Peter Revson Story" as the next feature under his Chateaux Prods. banner. Stuart Gillard will write and direct; Howard Pfeiffer will score the film, which will shoot…
"Cats" in 1993 is a revelation on several counts. Most important, after 11 years the show is in astonishingly good shape.
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences is officially accepting submissions for consideration for the foreign-language film Oscar for the 66th annual Academy Awards.
Peter Pruce, who graduated last year from UCLA film school, has already sold his second script -- based on the story of Rasputin -- to Paramount Studios. The studio has asked Pruce to do some…