Disney has made a preemptive purchase of the Michael Elliot pitch "Just Wright" as a starring and producing vehicle for Queen Latifah.
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Michael Ovitz has pulled a rabbit out of his hat. Paramount Pictures has acquired the rights to Tom Clancy's latest thriller "Red Rabbit," inking a multimillion-dollar deal with the author and…
Paul and Chris Weitz, who are contending for a screenwriting Oscar for "About a Boy," have set up their next pic at Universal Pictures, an original comic drama called "Synergy."
Rod Stewart has parted ways with his longtime booking agent, Creative Artists Agency, his manager Arnold Stiefel said Tuesday.
Paramount has tapped action specialist Blake Masters ("The Ninth Man," "Dreadnought") to pen ocean rescue drama "Storm Warning."
The San Francisco Intl. Film Festival will fete Dustin Hoffman with the Peter J. Owens Award at the fest's 46th edition.
The wired world is looking more closely than ever at filling the blanks left by broadcasters, according to Tuesday's panel of seven cable chiefs at the Hollywood Radio & Television Society's…
NBC is pulling its "Let's Make a Deal" revival after three weeks. Skein had been set to run through April 1, but the web changed its mind after last night's broadcast.
UPN has greenlit a comedy pilot starring hip-hop diva Eve, while Joe Mantegna has been cast in the CBS drama project "Joan of Arcadia."
Indie distribution company MAC Releasing, in association with Samy Boy Films, has acquired all North American distribution rights to the Gina Gershon all-girl punk band pic "Prey for Rock and Roll."