William Hurt is in final orbit on a deal to star as John Robinson in "Lost in Space," New Line's $70 million adaptation of the '60s TV series.
Army Archerd: Just for Variety
At a lavish bash at Gotham's Pierpont Morgan Library Tuesday to welcome producers Arnold and Anne Kopelson to the Fox fold and intro a New York office run by Ruth Pomerance and Jill Kearney, Fox…
Allen & Albert Hughes have quietly moved from "Dead Presidents" to "American Pimp," a documentary they're directing about the men behind the world's oldest profession.
Writer-director Tom Donnelly has made a deal to hatch a series of Showtime films called "War Stories." Donnelly and producer Marianne Moloney will focus on various subjects, all pertaining to some…
Standup comic Kevin James has landed a six-episode commitment to star in a sitcom for NBC, sources said. James, who has created heat off an appearance at the Montreal Comedy Festival, got a…
After a fevered chase by several bidders, Fox 2000 and producer Lynda Obst had taken the lead and were expected to close a mid-six-figure deal to make a movie about the ordeal of Olympic security…
Peter Bart: The Backlot