The big question percolating through Hollywood these days, in the wake of Brad Grey and Gail Berman taking over at Paramount, is whether success in TV can translate to filmmaking.
Solid but less-than-spectacular performances dominated the foreign box office during the post-Easter period that saw "The Ring Two," "Hitch" and "Robots" generate moderate grosses.
Disney Studios has snapped up a romantic comedy pitch from scribe Kara Holden.
Fox Searchlight has gotten its eye on "The Hills Have Eyes," picking up the remake in turnaround from Dimension Films. Dimension put the project into turnaround recently. Searchlight VP Lawrence Grey…
Fox has signed director Tim Hill to helm its sequel to family comedy "Garfield: The Movie." Hill's directing credits include kidpics "Max Keeble's Big Move" and "Muppets in Space."
The Bob Pisano era is ending without fanfare today after the turmoil of the past 3½ years. SAG's chief exec is exiting his office without comment, though he's expected to speak at the national board…
Carsey-Werner Films and Strike Entertainment are facing jail time, partnering on buddy comedy "You Are Going to Prison." Bob Odenkirk will direct Dax Shepard and Will Arnett in the tale of a career…
Robert Redford has joined the voice cast for Kerner Entertainment's "Charlotte's Web," the live-action/CGI co-production for Paramount, Walden Media and Nick Movies.
The Writers Guild of America branch battle remains nasty, with the two sides now unable to agree even on an attempt at mediation.
Veteran production exec Kathy Lingg has been named president of Fox-based Gil Netter Prods.
An election will be held next month among casting directors and associates over authorizing the Teamsters union as their official representative. About 500 casting directors and agents are expected…