Gary Oldman will portray the sadistic warden in the Paramount/Sony remake of "The Longest Yard." Production will begin in July at the Old State Penitentiary in New Mexico, with Peter Segal directing.
Members of the Intl. Cinematographers Guild, which operates as Local 600 of the Intl. Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees, have split their support in an election for delegates to the IATSE…
Cody Cluff has pleaded no contest to embezzling public funds while he headed the Entertainment Industry Development Corp.
Paramount is bringing out its "Inner Bitch," preemptively buying a comedy pitch from tyro scribe Kara Holden for low against mid-six figures and setting it up at Kelsey Grammer's Grammnet shingle.
Twentieth Century Fox isn't thinking outside the box -- it's breaking into it. Studio has picked up the feature spec "Breaking the Box" from tyro scribe Dan Cutler in a low six-figure deal.
He's a big green box office machine. DreamWorks' "Shrek 2" kickstarted what had been a good-but-not-great summer season with a record-setting explosion, grossing an estimated $104.3 million…
Jack Valenti hasn't lost his crusading bravado. The 82-year-old MPAA topper, supposedly on his retirement tour, offered to come home early from Cannes to appear at a May 20 congressional hearing over…
The ghost of 1985 hangs over the stalled Writers Guild negotiations with studios.
Fox 2000 has decided to take a chance on "Twice Upon a Time," purchasing Susan Brightbill's romantic dramedy spec script for mid six-figures.
Paramount has decided to put an extra-terrestrial twist on the buddy comedy, acquiring film rights to the trilogy of children's books "Aliens for Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner" for Par-based producer…