Don Rickles has signed on for TNT's telepic "The Wool Cap," starring William H. Macy.
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Kevin Tannehill has been appointed head of domestic sales for newly launched sales and distribution shingle Echo Bridge Entertainment.
The USA Network's love affair with Adam Sandler, stoked by the huge ratings his movies deliver, has prompted USA to join with the WB in a shared window for thesp's latest, "50 First Dates."
Gold Circle Films has inked a two-year, first-look domestic distrib pact with Universal Pictures. Gold Circle, whose first domestic release was "My Big Fat Greek Wedding," will continue to fully…
Warner Bros. is reuniting the "Lethal Weapon" team of scribe Shane Black and producer Joel Silver who set up the action comedy "Kiss, Kiss, Bang, Bang" in a negative pickup deal through Silver…
Barry Pepper is gearing up for his second starring role as a beloved sports hero. Having played baseball legend Roger Maris in HBO's "61*," thesp is assuming the role of late race-car driver Dale…
Terrence Malick has landed a strong quartet for the revolutionaries that will surround Benicio Del Toro in "Che," the Che Guevara biopic that will shoot this summer.
NBC plans to file a counterpunch against "Will & Grace" exec producers David Kohan and Max Mutchnick sometime next week, claiming the duo breached their contract with the network.
Having taken aim at NBC's Jeff Zucker last year, "Just Shoot Me" creator Steve Levitan weighed in on network execs in general Tuesday, saying he understands the pressure on programmers but that they…
On the eve of the opening of his provocative movie "The Passion of the Christ," a stoic Mel Gibson said he was "staggered" by the amount of controversy surrounding the pic, but was adamant that the…