Director Frank Marshall and Sean Connery are in "heavy discussions" regarding Hollywood Pictures/Cinergi Prods.' big-budget period actioner "Smoke and Mirrors."
Cineville Inc. has hired Edwin S. Friendly III as head of Cineville Intl. Inc., widening the company's bid to become a player in the independent arena.
Dennis Hopper has been set to direct and appear in Morgan Creek Prods.' action comedy "Chasers," with Tom Berenger in the lead role.
Two well-known distributors of film classics -- ADN Associates Ltd. and John H. Flynn & Associates -- have formed Hollywood Classics, a new company that will offer foreign distributors classic films…
Hearst Entertainment and Worldvision Homevideo have inked their first "label" output deal for domestic rights on 21 telefilms. All pix, in the $ 2.5 million range, will have had network or cable…
Overseas Filmgroup subsid First Look Pictures has signed "Sid & Nancy" helmer Alex Cox to write and direct provocative thriller "Blue Tiger," budgeted at $ 4 million. "We have all rights outside…
General Cinema chief exec's windfall $ 2.8 million General Cinema Corp. boosted Robert Tarr's compensation to take advantage of tax benefits that might be eliminated if Congress changes tax laws…
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The emphasis at Location Expo '93, which closed yesterday at the Santa Monica Civic Auditorium, was on innovation and invention, as film commissions looked for new ways to bring production to their…
Start-up development company Cinema Line Films has reeled in another spec script, Diane Wilk's romantic comedy "Things Happen," picking the property up over the weekend.