Nick Cassavetes ("The Notebook") is in talks to direct Fiore Films' biopic about the life of John Gotti Jr. and his mobster father.
Three additional feature films have been announced for Sundance Film Festival world premieres -- Miranda July's "The Future," Rob Minkoff's "Flypaper" and the Alison Ellwood-Alex Gibney documentary…
Film Movement has acquired rights to "Colors of the Mountain," a Spanish-language feature about the imapct of guerilla warfare in Colombia, for a threatrical release next year.
Helmer Lee Daniels will develop the screenplay for the pic adaptation of Nilo Cruz's Broadway play "Anna in the Tropics."
Lionsgate emerged as a clear victor over Carl Icahn, with shareholders backing its slate of a dozen board nominees while spurning Icahn's quintet of dissident candidates.
Shane McCarthy, Gil Adler ("Superman Returns") and Frank Baldwin are developing a feature version of T.J. English's mob tale "The Westies" and will produce through McCarthy's Blue Engine…
Spike Jones, Jr. has been tapped again by the Writers Guild of America West to executive produce its awards show on Feb. 5 at the Renaissance Hollywood Hotel.
Sierra Pictures has tapped manager-producer Kelly McCormick VP of production and development.
Disney's Academy Awards push for "Toy Story 3" is about to hit a potential roadblock thanks to an anti-Oscar campaign by union hotel employees at the Disneyland Resort in Anaheim.
Newcomer Mason Lee is rounding out the cast of Warner Bros./Legendary Pictures' "The Hangover: Part II," joining Bradley Cooper, Zach Galifianakis and Ed Helms.
CBS News employees repped by the Writers Guild of America have ratified a new three-year deal, eight months after their previous pact expired.