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.
The Lost Boys of Sudan are about to take another meeting with Hollywood.
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.
Former WGA West president George Kirgo, who led the guild during the 1988 strike, died Sunday in Santa Monica after a long illness. He was 78.