The Directors Guild of America has nailed down a date for its 2008 awards show, opting for Jan. 26 at the Century Plaza Hotel.
Dean Devlin's Electric Entertainment has hired Rebecca Rising for the newly created post of head of business and legal affairs. Rising will work alongside Electric partner Kearie Peak in building the…
New Line's going back to high school, buying Jason Filardi's untitled comedy pitch with "High School Musical" star Zac Efron to topline.
Marvel Entertainment has reached distribution deals for its upcoming "Iron Man" and "The Incredible Hulk" in the international territories it controls.
Blair Underwood will make his feature directorial debut on and Ving Rhames has signed on to star in indie drama "The Bridge to Nowhere," with lensing set to begin in Pittsburgh next month.
Drake Bell ("Drake & Josh") has signed a producing deal with Virtus Entertainment and will star in "The Miracle of Santa Rosa" for the newly minted banner.
Jon Shestack Prods. has inked a two-year first-look deal with New Line, with "The Ghosts of Girlfriends Past" the first pic to be produced under the pact.
Nick Movies has decided to believe in "Unicorn," buying Joe Aucoin's comedy fantasy spec and setting it up with producer John Jacobs at his Smart Entertainment shingle.
The Screen Actors Guild has set Jan. 27 as the date for its 14th annual SAG Awards ceremony at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles.
Anschutz Film Group has shuffled its exec ranks, promoting a pair of development execs under its Walden Media banner as well as its head of physical production.
Al Gore finally won an election, as "An Inconvenient Truth" won the Oscar for documentary feature. The award actually went to director Davis Guggenheim and producers Lawrence Bender, Laurie David and…