Producer Robert Chartoff plans to make "Odd Days," after obtaining life rights to the story of based on Erik Aude, a football star-turned-actor who was framed for smuggling opium and initially…
First Look Studios has a new look. The indie banner, acquired last month by Avi Lerner's Nu Image/Millennium Films, has reorganized with Lerner and former First Look topper Henry Winterstern as…
Withoutabox has formed a partnership agreement with the Cannes fest's Short Film Corner mini-mart, now in its fourth year.
The Writers Guild of America West has shifted press rep Jody Frisch to the newly created position of director of public policy and government affairs.
AFTRA's Los Angeles branch has announced candidates for its annual election with half a dozen officers running unopposed for two-year terms, including branch president Ron Morgan.
Is SAG seeking an agent deal? After spending the last five years punting on the question, the guild's taken the first tentative steps toward re-regulating Hollywood agents.
No Trace Camping has acquired Joshua Friedlander's coming-of-age comedy "Pictures of You." No Trace Camping partners Jesse Shapira and Dave Gross will produce. Production is slated to begin in the…
Universal is going to "Fiasco Heights," snapping up a thriller spec penned by tyro writer Kyle Ward and setting it up with Michael Bay's Platinum Dunes banner. No director's attached.
The war actioner won another foreign battle as "300" edged Brit comedy "Mr. Bean's Holiday" to win the Easter weekend frame at the international box office. Bloody battle pic took in $32 million at…
The Producers Guild of America has hired attorney Emily Kimmel for the newly created position of director of legal affairs and arbitrations.
Lionsgate and the Firm have tapped Jared Padalecki ("Supernatural") to star as painter Thomas Kinkade in biopic "The Christmas Cottage."