Once again confirming that Paramount Pictures is ramping up its development and production slate, the studio has purchased the action-adventure spec script "Pancho's War" for Ridley Scott, who is…
In the week of the Golden Globe Awards and several off-season debuts, quality exclusive-run films held up strongly at the box office in regional release.
While the heavy rains may have let up in Los Angeles, there seems to be no end to the deluge of videocassettes being mailed this year to Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences members by studios…
Ventana Films confirmed yesterday that Bernard Lucien Nussbaumer has come aboard as senior VP, with plans for the European writer-producer to take charge of developing foreign co-prods.
Just as it preps "Groundhog Day" for Feb. 12 release, Columbia Pictures has entered into negotiations to acquire husband-and-wife screenwriters Chris Miller's and Mary Hale's "Multiplicity" for…
January is for the big folks. Adults are holding box office sway for the month, bolstering the performance of such mature-themed films as "A Few Good Men,""Scent of a Woman" and even "Aladdin" as…
IMAGINE SHOOTS THE MOON: In an intense bidding war that ignited early Friday and orbited late into the night, Imagine Films/Universal optioned a 53-page book proposal, "Lost Moon," about the…
Orion Pictures Corp. is advertising that it's back in the theatrical distribution business barely 10 months after its bankruptcy, but prez/CEO Leonard White readily admits it will have to prove…
Sony Pictures takes the wraps off of its new, and quite secret, digital production unit this week.
Cinema Line Films--the new deep-pocketed development company headed by production prexy Stephen Randall--has scooped up the supernatural thriller "Ghosthunter" for a purchase price of $ 300,000…