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.
Intermedia and Media 3 Films have raised $100 million to develop and co-produce up to 10 multicultural genre films with international appeal over the next three years.
Polsky Films has licensed film rights to the life story of Albert Einstein and signed biographer Walter Isaacson ("Einstein: His Life and the Universe") as a consultant.
Overture Films, making its first move into production, is partnering with Echo Lake Prods. on "105 Degrees and Rising," set against the backdrop of the 1975 fall of Saigon.
New Line and Flower Films have signed Ken Kwapis ("The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants") to direct the comedy "He's Just Not That Into You."
Bean's back big time, as Brit sequel "Mr. Bean's Holiday" edged out "300" to win the weekend at a robust international box office, with $33.3 million off 3,061 playdates in 26 markets.
The Screen Actors Guild's Hollywood division has selected Scott Wilson to receive its Ralph Morgan Award for service to the guild's Hollywood members.
Disney has tapped Tiffany Paulsen to write "Further Adventures in Babysitting," with Raven Symone and Miley Cyrus to star and Lynda Obst producing.
In the morality wars, Hollywood's film fare is used to taking heavy fire. But now it seems that even Spider-Man and "Nacho Libre" have something to offer in the realm of spiritual enlightenment…