Pierce Brosnan has teamed with Maloof Motion Pictures to turn Leonard Wise novel "The Big Biazarro" into a starring vehicle for himself.
Michael Pena has joined "Lions for Lambs," the Robert Redford-directed drama that marks the first film for United Artists since Tom Cruise and C/W partner Paula Wagner signed on to revive the shingle…
Timothy Olyphant has been cast in the lead role, Agent 47, in the Luc Besson-produced pic "Hitman" at Twentieth Century Fox. Tyro Xavier Gens will helm.
"Flags of Our Fathers" thesp Adam Beach is joining the cast of "Law & Order: SVU." Beach, who had a guest turn as Brooklyn detective Chester Lake on an episode of the skein that aired Tuesday, is in…
Universal has picked up sci-fi thriller "Source Code," with Topher Grace attached to star. Ben Ripley wrote the spec; Mark Gordon is producing.
Qualia Capital, a private-equity group led by former Artisan CEO Amir Malin and prexy-chief operating officer Ken Schapiro, have consolidated the management of their library holdings under a new…
Yari Film Group Releasing has added a trio of execs, hiring Dennis O'Connor as senior marketing consultant, Bill Soady as exec VP of distribution and Joseph M. Shimer as VP of distribution.
"American Family," a comedy about a family that maintains a facade of stability and calm in front of neighbors but is actually as chaotic as any U.S. household circa 2007. Sony Pictures TV is behind…
Sports specialist IMG, owned by New York-based finance group Fortsmann Little, has acquired CSI Sports, which manages TV rights for many of the world's top sports, for an undisclosed amount.
Though many may think new firstrun strips are the lifeblood of NATPE, it's renewals of shows already on the air that are dominating the syndication biz this go-round.
The Entertainment Technology Center at USC has tapped David Wertheimer as executive director.