Stacy Snider is almost ready to send out her new contact information. The former Universal Pictures chair is close to a deal with Universal that will release her from her current contract and allow…
Gil Cates Jr. will direct poker pic "Deal," starring Burt Reynolds and Bret Harrison, for Louisiana-based Crescent City Pictures and producer Michael Arata.
BBC America has picked up the '70s-set U.K. drama "Life on Mars." Announcement follows news that David E. Kelley has landed format rights to the BBC skein and set it up at as a one-hour at ABC.
USA Network series pilot "eBaum's World" is firming up, signing standup comic Martin Sargent and former WWE star Chris Jericho to host the project. If picked up to series, "eBaum" would join a…
Weinstein Co. genre arm Dimension Films is developing a comedy based on Andrea Lavinthal and Jessica Rozler’s book “The Hookup Handbook: A Single Girl’s Guide to Living It Up.” Comic tale revolves…
Warner Home Video is getting into the production business. Small-screen vets Tony Krantz ("24") and John Shiban ("The X-Files") are teaming with "Blair Witch Project" co-creator Daniel Myrick to form…
The CW has greenlit "Flirt," a half-hour comedy starring Wayne Brady that's being produced by Lawrence Bender ("Kill Bill") and Kevin Brown ("Roswell"). Gary Halverson ("Everybody Loves Raymond") is…
Kustom Entertainment founder Tom Lassally has ankled the management/production firm for a manager-producer slot with 3 Arts Entertainment and his roster of clients and film projects.
"Scrubs" exec producer Tad Quill has inked a two-year overall deal to create and develop series for Touchstone Television. Seven-figure pact covers Quill's services on "Scrubs" next season should the…
Columbia Pictures and Paramount Pictures have tapped George C. Wolfe to direct the feature version of the boxing-centered doc "Ring of Fire: The Emile Griffith Story."
"Beautiful Asian Brides," a long-gestating project at Universal that is being developed as a starring vehicle for Lucy Liu, has picked up heat with the hiring of writers Steven Gary Banks and Claudia…