The Dutch producers behind Game Show Network's surprise hit "Lingo" are hoping to make an impact with another Euro format: the auto accident skein "Crash."
Markets & Festivals
Game Show Network VP-creative director Kenneth Warun jumps today to a new job as senior VP at Beantown Prods., overseeing the TV promo and production company's growing New York office.
Fox will launch "Temptation Island 3" in the same timeslot the last installment of the reality skein occupied: Thursdays at 9 p.m.
Jason Statham will play the heavy in "Cellular," joining Kim Basinger, Chris Evans and William H. Macy in the David Ellis-directed New Line drama.
Sean Connery has pulled out of negotiations to star in the independent production "Embers" for helmer Milos Forman.
Kevin Connolly, who helmed the Sundance short "Whatever We Do" featuring Robert Downey Jr. and Tim Roth, is set to make his feature debut on an Initial Entertainment Group-funded drama.
Paramount has decided it won't be scared by "The Book of Skulls" and has tapped William Friedkin to direct, three decades after he helmed horror classic "The Exorcist."
Kevin Costner is eyeing "Taming Ben Taylor" as his next star vehicle, and he's close to getting Michelle Pfeiffer to join him in the romantic comedy with a golf bent -- a genre with which he had luck…
A jury of his peers in a small Colorado county will decide Kobe Bryant's sexual assault trial, but he'd never serve a day behind bars if the panel was picked from the audience at the Teen Choice…
As the "American Pie" series concludes with this past weekend's "American Wedding," scribe Adam Herz is moving on to set up his own production shingle at Universal Pictures.
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