In a preemptive bid, New Line Cinema is near a deal with scribe Seth Pearlman to purchase his spec script "Billy Two Sugars." The writer will be paid a mid-six-figure sum. Helmer Brett Ratner ("Rush…
Dana Giacchetto, the 37-year old Gotham-based money manager who quickly gained the loyalty of the Gen-X Hollywood set along with a high press profile, is now the subject of widespread scrutiny in…
Chris Klein ("American Pie") is set and Heather Graham ("Bowfinger") is in final negotiations to topline 20th Century Fox's "Say It Isn't So," the comedy from producers Peter and Bobby Farrelly.
George Clooney and Steven Soderbergh, who last teamed on the 1998 release "Out of Sight," are in talks to reunite under a production banner based on the Warner Bros. lot.
In the race to secure Chris Tucker's next outing, 20th Century Fox and New Regency Prods. seem to have won out, inking the "Rush Hour" star to an eight-figure deal to star in "Black Knight" for…
Carrie-Anne Moss, who co-starred in the Warner Bros./Village Roadshow hit actioner "The Matrix," has signed with the William Morris Agency.
Dennis Arfa, president of QBQ Entertainment, has formed Artists Group Intl., a New York-based talent representation firm that has acquired Rob Prinz's recently established Principal Artists Group.
Initial Entertainment Group has completed rights deals in four more territories for "Gangs of New York," directed by Martin Scorsese and starring Leonardo DiCaprio.
Don Zepfel, exec VP of physical production for Universal Pictures, is ankling the post he has held for the past four years.
Jennifer Love Hewitt is set to topline MGM's "Bunny," a spy comedy based on a Harvey comic from the 1960s. Hewitt will play a young woman who simultaneously attends college and goes on far-flung…