Paramount Pictures has hired Simon Beaufoy ("The Full Monty") to write romantic comedy "It's Not You, It's Me" for "Elf" producers Jon Berg and Todd Komarnicki at their Par-based Guy Walks Into a Bar…
Indiana Jones is getting a makeover ... again. George Lucas and Steven Spielberg have hired Jeff Nathanson to give the fourth installment of the serial another try.
In a sign of potential trouble for the WGA's deal with studios and nets, the guild's leaders remain sharply divided on the three-year pact.
Members of the Directors Guild of America have endorsed a three-year deal with studios and nets that provides about $60 million in increases with two-thirds of that coming in health care.
Paramount Pictures has bought remake rights to gritty French crime thriller "Le Convoyeur" and inked "Seven" scribe Andrew Kevin Walker to write it. Penn Station partners Dean Georgaris and Michael…
Los Angeles Mayor James Hahn has endorsed a pair of city business tax reform proposals aimed at putting the brakes on runaway production from Hollywood.
Paramount has penned Greg Kinnear into its lineup opposite Billy Bob Thornton for the remake of "The Bad News Bears." The comedy is expected to begin lensing next month for a 2005 release.
Paramount has signed LL Cool J to star opposite Queen Latifah in its remake of "Last Holiday," directed by Wayne Wang. Production is slated to begin next month in New Orleans and then move to Prague.
The Motion Picture Sound Editors org will present its inaugural filmmaker's award to director-producer George Lucas for contributions to the art of sound.
Tom Werner may have been the most popular man in Hollywood last week -- even if he was nowhere near it. Werner, who joined John Henry to buy the Red Sox three years ago, was in Boston and New York…
From "Tron" to "Super Mario Brothers" to "Resident Evil," vidgames have a long and rather undistinguished history in Hollywood. But the past year has seen more than a dozen projects based on vidgames…