Brad Silberling is out and Jason Reitman is in as director of Mandate Pictures' "Juno." Silberling bowed out due to creative differences over casting. Reitman will keep the project on track for an…
Nick at Nite is kicking its scripted business into high gear. Nighttime net has greenlit production on the series pilot "Tim Stack's Family Vacation," a comedy starring writer-actor Timothy Stack as…
"Da Ali G Show" creator Sacha Baron Cohen's bigscreen debut will unspool in the Toronto Film Festival's offbeat Midnight Madness lineup, unveiled Tuesday.
The Walt Disney Co. began a two-day round of layoffs in Burbank on Tuesday as it eliminates 650 positions in the U.S. and abroad. One of the most senior executives to get pinkslipped was Buena Vista…
The Weinstein Co. has set "Scrubs" creator-exec producer Bill Lawrence to make his feature directing debut on "Fletch Won," an adaptation of the Gregory Mcdonald novel series. Lawrence will write the…
Marianne Romano has been upped to senior vice president, corporate communications, at Nickelodeon and MTVN Kids and Family Group.
After two seasons manning "The Restaurant" for NBC, Rocco DiSpirito is taking his reality TV act to the streets. The celebrity chef has teamed with A&E for "Rocco," a project that will follow…
A Los Angeles talent manager has asked the state Supreme Court to review whether California's 28-year-old Talent Agencies Act has been applied legally.
Bravo is taking its next designer competition from the runway into the home. The NBC Universal cable network has greenlit "Top Designer," a "Project Runway"-style skein aimed at finding the country's…
FX has engineered a rare preemptive bid to buy exclusive cable rights to New Line's "Snakes on a Plane" in advance of its Aug. 18 bow. The cabler declined to comment, but it will probably end up…