Paramount has made a mid-six against seven-figure rights deal for "Curly Oxide and Vic Thrill," a film that will be scripted by Tina Fey for producers Lorne Michaels and John Goldwyn.
Nickelodeon Movies has promoted Damon Ross and Ramsey Ann Naito to VP slots, where both will oversee day-to-day development and feature production and report to senior VP Julia Pistor.
Why not strike? With showbiz scribes wondering why there's no strike preparation after working four months without a contract, leaders of the Writers Guild of America are counseling patience and…
The Lost Boys of Sudan are about to take another meeting with Hollywood.
Paramount has tapped scribes David Levien and Brian Koppelman to pen "The Untouchables: Capone Rising," a prequel to the 1987 pic. Antoine Fuqua will direct.
Nick Movies has tapped Courteney Cox, Danny Glover, Sam Elliott and Wanda Sykes for the voice cast of its CGI-animated comedy "The Barnyard," joining Kevin James.
With a lack of showbiz fanfare but plenty of uncertainty, directors and studios kicked off two weeks of crucial contract talks Tuesday.
Paramount has tapped the tyro writing team of Alyssa Embree, Stacey Harman and Jessica Koosed to pen teen comedy "Best Friends Forever" for Paramount-based Lynda Obst.
Neal Pollack is rocking on with Warner-based Bill Gerber, who has acquired film rights to Pollack's satirical tale "Never Mind the Pollacks: A Rock and Roll Novel."
As Hollywood looks on nervously, the Directors Guild of America will begin potentially rocky negotiations today with studios and networks.
Daniel Petrie Sr., director of "A Raisin in the Sun" and winner of two Emmy Awards, died Sunday of cancer at his home in Los Angeles. He was 83.