The California Supreme Court has set Nov. 6 as the date to hear appeals by Rosa Blasi and her ex-manager in their dispute over "Strong Medicine" commissions.
Spyglass Entertainment has acquired the rights to remake David Cronenberg's horror classic "The Brood." Cory Goodman has been tapped to pen the screenplay.
The Yari Film Group is fast-tracking "Killing Pablo," the long-gestating biopic about the late Pablo Escobar, with Javier Bardem and Christian Bale toplining.
Ratcheting up the tension on the labor front, the Writers Guild of America is asking its members for strike authorization.
Indie financer Unified Pictures ("Bob Funk") is launching development of $35 million CG-animated feature "Noah's Ark" -- to be told from the point of view of the animals in the ark.
First Look Studios has acquired ensemble comedy "The Amateurs" and military drama "Day Zero" and set release dates of Nov. 30 and Jan. 18, respectively.
Morgan Freeman and Antonio Banderas are set to star in caper drama "The Code" with Mimi Leder helming and Nu Image's Millennium Films producing.
Adam Sandler's "I Now Pronounce You Chuck and Larry" edged "The Bourne Ultimatum" with $9.3 million at 2,512 playdates in 38 territories to land the top weekend spot in a mild frame at the foreign…
Three-quel "Resident Evil: Extinction" had no trouble taking up early residence at the overseas box office, indicating international auds haven't forgotten about the film franchise, which is based on…
The WGA has created an award for videogame writing, with the inaugural trophy to be presented at the Writers Guild Awards on Feb. 9.
Summit Entertainment has snapped up "Sensei," tyro scribe David Caspe's comedy spec about former teen karate champs, and set it up with JC Spink, who will produce via his Benderspink shingle.