MGM has added Sidney Kimmel Entertainment's indie comedy “Death at a Funeral” to its slate. Pic — to be helmed by Frank Oz from a screenplay by Dean Craig — will star Matthew Macfadyen, Peter…
New Line is into “Me, Me, Me,” snapping up Johnny Rosenthal's comedy pitch and is developing the project as a potential directing vehicle for Shawn Levy, whose credits include “The Pink Panther,”…
Arclight Films has come aboard to rep world rights to the in-production Snoop Dogg starrer “Hood of Horror.” Pic was exec produced by Snoop Dogg, along with Gordon Steel and John Baca, and…
The PR firm Levine Communications Office has hired Lauren Lewis to fill its new VP of entertainment post and promoted Liam Callopy to VP to lead its new literary arm.
Infinity Media ("Capote") has acquired film rights to "Winalota Cash," the story of the first African-Americans to own the winning quarter horse in the All American Futurity.
Columbia Pictures is driving to the hoop. Studio has landed rights to make a film about Jason McElwain, the autistic high schooler who saw his first action in his basketball team's last game and…
A high-profile investor in the New York Times Co. withheld votes for directors at the company's annual meeting Tuesday in protest of the Times' dual-class share structure.
Score the first round for HD DVD. After months of jockeying between two rival camps to roll out high-def DVDs, a handful of discs from Warner and Universal in the HD DVD format hit stores Tuesday.
Peggy Jo Abraham has been promoted to exec producer of E! News.
Scott Brazil, producer-director of series including "The Shield" and "Hill Street Blues," died in Sherman Oaks on Monday. He was 50. Brazil died from respiratory failure due to complications from…