Bill Wittliff, co-exec producer and, using Larry McMurtry's novel as a basis, scripter of the commanding "Lonesome Dove" miniseries, now flies alone as writer-creator of a new mini, "Ned Blessing…
Hollywood strapped on its six-guns and duded itself up Saturday night as Ted Turner, Jane Fonda and a handful of cinema cowpokes including Clint Eastwood claimed their spurs at the 11th annual Golden…
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…
A 13-year-old boy follows his father's ghost to the front line in "Little Dreams," a sure-footed first feature by Egyptian Khalid al-Haggar. Powerfully conveying a generation's disenchantment with…