Christian Slater will star in the David L. Wolper/Hexagon production of "Murder in the First," which will film in San Francisco and Alcatraz Island in late June.
It appears that Snow White is finally going to marry Prince Charming on the big screen after months of collecting dust in the can.
New blood infuses British film industry with confidence, and "The Jungle Book" is still number one in Europe. For this and other international news, see Overseas Report, page 18.
The weekend box office was very "Indecent" for a second week. With Paramount estimating $ 15.5 million on its "Proposal," the film was doing triple the business of its closest competitor.
Mel Gibson's movie version of "Maverick" has hit the bull's-eye with director Richard Donner, who is finalizing an agreement to helm the big-budget Western, sources confirmed Friday.
Warner Bros. will open 15 screens at two new multiplexes in Japan April 24 and 29.
Last Week…$ 87,500,000 1992…$ 94,100,000 1991…$ 65,500,000 Year to date…$ 1,141,700,000 *1992…$ 1,101,400,000 1991…$ 1,316,200,000 * one week less
Inspired partly by "The Crying Game's" breakthrough in the U.S., a new breed of British filmmakers is setting out to prove Neil Jordan's quirky film was no fluke.
Damage estimates from Friday's sound stage fire at Sony Pictures Studios are pegged at less than $ 50,000, while production of "Cops and Robbersons" will resume Wednesday.
After a year of developing the project, Gus Van Sant has bowed out as the director of Warner Bros.' planned Harvey Milk biopic "The Mayor of Castro Street" due to creative differences over the script.