New Line's getting involved with "The Latin Lover," buying a comedy pitch from Spanish movie star Santiago Segura and setting it up at Benderspink.
Former Universal exec Randy Greenberg has acquired feature rights to Dr. Irene Kassorla's biography "Miracle at Springfield Hospital" and hired Nancy Hendrickson to adapt.
Richard Dreyfuss and Henry Simmons will star in Sunset Pictures' basketball drama "Sweetwater," the story of Nat "Sweetwater" Clifton, the first African-American basketball player to play for an NBA…
Shoreline Entertainment has bought the 2,000-title Worldvision Cinema library, which features a mix of genre and classics such as "The 39 Steps," "His Girl Friday," "The Outlaw" and "Little Shop of…
Peace Arch has hired industry veteran Julie Sultan as exec VP of international theatrical film sales. Sultan will report to Kevin Byles, prexy of international distribution.
The Screen Actors Guild has promoted Jeffrey Bennett to deputy general counsel based in SAG's New York office. Bennett currently serves as counsel at SAG's national headquarters in Los Angeles.
Lakeshore Entertainment has added Peter Sarsgaard, Dennis Hopper and Deborah Harry to the cast of its untitled feature adaptation of Philip Roth's novella "Dying Animal," which starts lensing next…
Now the worrying over a strike can start in earnest. The Writers Guild of America has nailed down July 16 as the opening of contract negotiations with the studios and networks for a new contract to…
Newly minted Overture Films has beefed up its production and acquisitions department, signing Lauren Kisilevsky to a VP slot and adding to its distrib arm by hiring Greg Forston as senior VP of…
Writer-producer Terry Chase Chenowith and his Back Fence Prods. will produce historical sports pic "Indianapolis 500" for My First Bike Prods.
AFI Film Fest has announced its call for entries for this year's event, set for Nov. 1-11 in Hollywood. Early deadline with reduced fees for all film submissions is June 9.