Fox has signed director Tim Hill to helm its sequel to family comedy "Garfield: The Movie." Hill's directing credits include kidpics "Max Keeble's Big Move" and "Muppets in Space."
The Bob Pisano era is ending without fanfare today after the turmoil of the past 3½ years. SAG's chief exec is exiting his office without comment, though he's expected to speak at the national board…
Carsey-Werner Films and Strike Entertainment are facing jail time, partnering on buddy comedy "You Are Going to Prison." Bob Odenkirk will direct Dax Shepard and Will Arnett in the tale of a career…
Robert Redford has joined the voice cast for Kerner Entertainment's "Charlotte's Web," the live-action/CGI co-production for Paramount, Walden Media and Nick Movies.
The Writers Guild of America branch battle remains nasty, with the two sides now unable to agree even on an attempt at mediation.
Veteran production exec Kathy Lingg has been named president of Fox-based Gil Netter Prods.
An election will be held next month among casting directors and associates over authorizing the Teamsters union as their official representative. About 500 casting directors and agents are expected…
Philip Anschutz's Walden Media has tapped Michael Apted to direct political thriller "Amazing Grace," based on the life of British anti-slavery crusader William Wilberforce.
"The Ring Two" ruled the foreign box office with $18.8 million at 3,476 playdates in 37 territories, launching in first place in the U.K., France, Germany, Spain and Argentina.
Castle Hill Prods. has acquired domestic rights to Star Entertainment Group's drama "Finding Home," starring Genevieve Bujold, Louise Fletcher, Justin Henry and Johnny Messner.
Negotiations between the Writers Guild of America and CBS have been suspended until the end of the month, following two weeks of bargaining. After meeting Friday, both sides agreed to reconvene on…