Warner Bros. has tapped John Brownlow to pen its remake of the classic swashbuckler "Captain Blood," produced by Bill Gerber.
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Planet Hollywood topper Robert Earl has made his first venture into producing features, signing on as a co-producer for Nu Image/Millennium's "The Expendables," starring Sylvester Stallone, Jason…
Johnny Depp's production company Infinitum Nihil has acquired screen rights to the Nick Tosches novel "In the Hand of Dante." The novel will be developed as a potential star vehicle for Depp.
"Samantha Who?" scribe Marco Pennette has a trio of projects in the works, including a music-based drama at ABC.
HONG KONG - Kazakh film "Tulpan" added to its impressive haul of festival kudos Tuesday when it added the top prize from the International Film Festival of India (Nov 22- Dec 2) in Goa.
Steven Cannell, Gil Cates, Vin Di Bona and Norman Powell are among the nominees for the Caucus for Television Producers, Writers and Directors' 2008 honors.
The fourth annual South Beach Comedy Festival has announced a lineup that includes Lewis Black, Cheech & Chong, Lisa Lampanelli, Jim Norton and Daniel Tosh.
Two senior executives involved in Terra Firma's acquisition of EMI have ankled their posts at the music company.
A SAG strike will cost members $2.5 million a day -- or $250 million if the guild matches the WGA strike and stays out 100 days, according to their calculations.
Twentieth Century Fox has inked with the U.K.'s BT Vision, giving the IPTV operation rights to a range of Fox films.
Last year, critic-pleasing independent films like "No Country for Old Men" and "There Will Be Blood" had their run of many spotlight categories going into awards season.