Lionsgate and the Firm have tapped Jared Padalecki ("Supernatural") to star as painter Thomas Kinkade in biopic "The Christmas Cottage."
Large-screen specialist MacGillivray Freeman Films has greenlit "Return to Everest 3D," a follow-up to its 1998 hit "Everest." "Return" is directed by two-time Oscar nominee Greg MacGillivray and…
Looking remarkably composed for someone who's produced more than 600 TV episodes and penned 100 of "The West Wing," "ER" and "China Beach," John Wells admitted that it's by design.
There's still plenty of love for romantic comedies -- just not where you'd expect to find it. Though conventional wisdom says that comedies are a tricky sell overseas, foreign grosses for "The…
Parallel Entertainment is launching production next month of comedy "Witless Protection," starring Larry the Cable Guy as a small-town sheriff.
A mob of moppet actors descended Saturday on the Screen Actors Guild's headquarters for cotton candy, face-painting, miniature golf -- and advice on how to handle the biz of Hollywood.
Newly minted Leomax Entertainment has named David Steinberg as director of development and acquisitions in its first hire since the company's formation. Steinberg had served previously as director of…
Overture Films has tapped distribution-exhibition vet Kyle Davies as exec VP of theatrical distribution as it begins gearing up to release a slate of eight to 12 films annually.
Freddie Prinze Jr. ("Scooby-Doo") and partner Conrad Jackson are producing crime thriller "Manslaughter" through their Hunga Rican Entertainment shingle, along with IKM Prods.
Paramount Pictures has hired comicbook author Grant Morrison to pen the feature adaptation of vidgame franchise "Area 51." Christine Peters will produce through her Par-based CFP Prods. with Penn…
After his serious turn in "Reign Over Me," Adam Sandler is back to comedy with Disney's "Bedtime Stories," to begin production this year with Adam Shankman ("Hairspray") helming.