"Constantine" director Francis Lawrence and producing partner Caleb Dewart have hired tyro writer Deborah Goncalves to script a dark comedy they are developing.
Newly elected SAG secretary-treasurer James Cromwell returned fire late Friday at allies of the former SAG treasurer Kent McCord, who are urging SAG and AFTRA members to vote against ratifying the…
In Paramount's hit "School of Rock," Jack Black delivers a prominent shout-out for Viacom sibling MTV. Corporate synergy at work, right? Not quite.
Prospects for overseas box office may not be extraordinary for "The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen," but they certainly seem more than respectable after the superhero epic ended the seven-week…
Spyglass Entertainment is producing the holiday comedy "Four Christmases," to be distribbed by Columbia Pictures. Jonathan Glickman. Senior VP of production Derek Evans, who brought the project to…
The Intl. Documentary Assn. has tapped 28 docs in four categories for its annual Distinguished Documentary Achievement Awards competition. Winners will be named at the org's Dec. 12 gala at the DGA…
M. Night Shyamalan and Fox 2000 Pictures are rowing toward a deal on survival-at-sea drama "Life of Pi," the Man Booker prize-winning novel by Yann Martel.
Miguel Ferrer has been added to the cast of Paramount's remake of "The Manchurian Candidate" starring Denzel Washington, Meryl Streep and Liev Schreiber.
A variety of music performer orgs have reiterated a call for the FCC and Congress to probe such issues as vertical integration and consolidation of radio ownership and payola.
The Motion Picture Sound Editors have tapped Don Hall as the recipient of the org's career achievement award for outstanding contributions to the art of sound.
Opting for an eclectic mix of contempo and period dramas, the Hollywood Film Festival will turn its spotlight on a group of awards season hopefuls including "The Human Stain," "Shattered Glass,"…