Paramount Classics has preemptively picked up a post-apocalyptic thriller penned by brothers Alex and David Pastor, with the former signed on to make his directorial debut. Plan is to put the project…
New Line has tapped horror helmer Jonathan Liebesman to direct the latest incarnation of the "Friday the 13th" franchise, set up at Michael Bay's Platinum Dunes.
Morgan Freeman will receive the UCLA Spencer Tracy Award at the 13th annual ceremony, held at the university's Royce Hall on March 7. The students of the UCLA Campus Events Commission and Susie…
The bleat goes on in the rekindled Donald Trump-Martha Stewart battle. The two pop-culture icons spent much of Tuesday in a back and forth tempest over "The Apprentice."
Universal Pictures has acquired “The Recruiter,” a comic pitch hatched by “40-Year-Old Virgin” co-star Romany Malco. Pic, about a day in the life of a Marine recruiter, will be crafted as a star…
Fox has revived "The Wedding Album," which has been greenlit as a pilot five years after the net first developed it.
In a high-six-figure deal, Universal Pictures has bought screen rights to James Siegel’s upcoming novel “Deceit” for Lorenzo di Bonaventura to produce. Jon Gordon supervised the purchase of “Deceit,”…
Ron Broitman will replace Becky Mancuso-Winding as senior VP, film, television and advertising music for Sony/ATV Music Publishing, owners of the majority of Beatles copyrights.
ABC News chief investigative correspondent Brian Ross has nabbed an unprecedented fifth Polk Award for television reporting, winning for a series on the CIA's secret prisons for Al Qaeda operatives.
In one of the biggest partnerships to date between a vidgame publisher and a studio, MTV Films and Paramount are developing Midway Games' "The Wheelman" as a feature film. Plan is to release the pic…
Granada America, the ITV offshoot behind "Nanny 911" and "Celebrity Fit Club," has tapped Sam Zoda as exec VP, West Coast. Zoda had been Granada America's senior veepee of production since joining…