Dave Beanes has been tapped as exec VP and general manager of Universal Operations Group.
Chris Evans is setting down the shield for a moment, as the "Captain America" thesp is in negotiations to star in the indie "Snow Piercer" from "The Host" helmer Bong Joon-ho.
Brian Grazer and Ron Howard's Imagine Entertainment has laid off five employees, including top production exec Jeremy Steckler.
Universal Pictures is set to produce Blumhouse Prods. and Platinum Dunes' "Vigilandia," the first feature that the studio will produce under its first-look deal with Blumhouse.
Universal Pictures has extended its deal with Brian Grazer and Ron Howard's Imagine Entertainment through 2016 -- though the new pact changes its formerly exclusive arrangement to a first-look deal.
Paramount Pictures has acquired worldwide distribution rights to "Cirque du Soleil Worlds Away," exec produced by James Cameron.
Marking its 100th anniversary in 2010, Universal Pictures has officially laid out plans for a yearlong celebration, including the restoration of 13 films and plans to unveil the studio's new logo…
With production on "Akira" pushing, Garrett Hedlund has found time in his schedule to jump into another music movie.
Zero Gravity Films has set up indie thriller "I Will Follow You Into the Dark" with Castlight Pictures on board to finance and Mischa Barton set to star.
TV helmer Beth McCarthy has come on board to direct "Tammy," the road trip comedy New Line is developing for Melissa McCarthy.
"Journey 2: The Mysterious Island 3D" helmer Brad Peyton has sold the pitch "Invasion" to Cary Granat's Reel FX banner.