Paramount has tapped screenwriter Margaret Nagle to pen "Lost Boys," centered on the journey of refugees from Sudan's civil war to the U.S.
"The Gristle," the first film to be financed by the federal Small Business Administration under a now-shuttered program, has secured a homevid release through Warner Home Video.
Jesse Dylan ("American Wedding") is in negotiations to direct "Let's Make Friends," a comedy about male bonding being produced by De Line Pictures for Paramount.
Paramount has tapped Brit thesp Sienna Miller to star opposite Jude Law in its untitled remake of "Alfie," the 1966 romantic comedy that toplined Michael Caine.
The Intl. Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees has signed a collective bargaining agreement with Politicalproductions.com, a specialist in staging high-profile political events.
Paramount has decided it can score again with "The Longest Yard." The studio has set an updated remake of the 1974 Burt Reynolds drama-comedy with Adam Sandler's Happy Madison Prods. and is seeking a…
AFTRA prexy John Connolly has indicated he will seek a second two-year term at the Aug. 14-16 national convention in Nashville.
AFTRA and the recording industry have been continuing negotiations over a new recording contract, with the current contract's expiration now extended for more than a year.
The Entertainment Industry Development Corp. has been trying to stay out of the headlines this year.
Still waiting for that showbiz recovery? Don't hold your breath. "There's not a lot of good news out there," said economist Jack Kyser of the Los Angeles County Economic Development Corp.