Paramount has chosen Owen Wilson to star in its long-in-development remake of “The Secret Life of Walter Mitty,” to be produced by the father-son team of Samuel Goldwyn Jr. and John Goldwyn. Wilson…
Having replaced its production team, Paramount has now begun a revamp of marketing and distribution. But the identity of the new team is a well-kept secret. Rob Friedman is out as vice chair and…
Paramount Pictures has decided to go back to "Summer School," setting up a remake of the 1987 Mark Harmon comedy with producer Jordan Kerner and his Kerner Entertainment shingle.
The Motion Picture Sound Editors has tapped Bobbi Banks as president. She had been VP of the org. Banks, who has been on the board for 12 years, is the first African-American prexy of the MPSE.
The world remains in the grip of "War of the Worlds" as the Tom Cruise/Steven Spielberg tentpole showed impressive foreign appeal and dominated offshore box office with $60.5 million at 6,300…
Philip Anschutz's Walden Media has signed a first-look production deal with Oh Really Prods., headed by former Walden production exec Joseph del Hierro and partner Dan MacDonald.
Reality TV is about to see a battle -- between its writers and producers -- that's bitter enough to be worthy of its own reality show.
The terror attacks in London have come at a time when Hollywood seems ready -- finally -- to tell the tale of Sept. 11. Paramount Pictures will finance and distribute an untitled feature about the…
Asserting they were required to work 84-hour work weeks without overtime pay, a dozen reality TV writers have sued four networks and four production companies for alleged violations of California…
The Writers Guild of America East has issued a statement in support of jailed New York Times reporter Judith Miller after she refused to disclose a confidential source.
Gary Oldman has signed to portray attorney Melvin Belli in "Zodiac," Paramount and Warner Bros.' serial killer thriller to be directed by David Fincher. Oldman, currently in "Batman Begins," will…