TV scribe Jon Vitti has been hired to write "Dinner for Schmucks," DreamWorks' remake of Francis Veber's French comic hit "Le Diner de cons" ("The Dinner Game") starring Sacha Baron Cohen, aka Ali G.
The eighth annual Hollywood Film Festival will open with the world premiere of Wendy Apple's doc "The Cutting Edge: The Magic of Movie Editing" and close with the U.S. premiere of Lions Gate's "A…
The Producers Guild of America will launch a PR campaign next week against producers taking undeserved credits on features and TV. The campaign comes after several years of behind-the-scenes work by…
Paramount has decided to take a ride on "Starship Dave," buying Rob Greenberg and Bill Corbett's comedy spec script for Guy Walks Into a Bar to produce in partnership with Deep River Prods.
Paramount and Nickelodeon Films are putting "Freaks and Geeks" creator Paul Feig back into high-school mode. Feig has signed to rewrite and direct "Star Girl," an adaptation of the bestselling young…
Paramount has tapped horror specialist Dave Kajganich to pen its revival of "Pet Sematary," produced by Alphaville. Kajganich left his post as an English prof at Miami U. of Ohio last year after…
The Hollywood Film Festival has tapped Annette Bening and Leonardo DiCaprio as recipients of its Actress and Actor of the Year awards.
AFTRA and ANDA, the Mexican union representing performers, have pledged cooperation and collaboration on protecting members working in Spanish-language productions shot in the U.S.
Paramount Pictures is in negotiations to bring back "The Italian Job" stars Mark Wahlberg, Charlize Theron, Seth Green, Mos Def and Jason Statham for the sequel being developed by producer John…
Debbie Reynolds has been tapped to receive the Costume Designers Guild's Presidents Award. Kudos will celebrate Reynolds' career and her contribution to the preservation of historic Hollywood…