RDF Media Group has named Martin Rakusen head of acquisitions and commercial development for the company's distribution arm, RDF Rights.
Untitled Entertainment has struck a deal with Picture Entertainment Corp. to bring William Faulkner's classic novel "The Sound and the Fury" to the bigscreen. W. Merritt Johnson will adapt.
Josh Brolin is joining Russell Crowe and Denzel Washington in Universal and Imagine Entertainment's "American Gangster," being directed by Ridley Scott and produced by Brian Grazer.
New Line has completed casting of key roles for "Hairspray," with Christopher Walken to play Wilbur Turnblad in the Adam Shankman-directed film. Walken joins John Travolta, Queen Latifah, Amanda…
Rogue Pictures has closed a deal to remake "The Last House on the Left," the 1972 horror film that started Wes Craven's career. Craven, who wrote and directed the original, will produce the remake…
It wasn't just an excuse: The World Cup really did have an effect on worldwide B.O. For the most part, studios had thrown in the towel on worldwide tentpole releases during the World Cup period…
Sam Nazarian's Element Films, State Street Pictures and LIFT are teaming to produce comedy "College" from tyro scribes Dan Callahan and Adam Ellison. Lionsgate will release the pic through its output…
ABC has become the latest network to target the grocery aisles for prospective television viewers. Net inked an exclusive deal with InStore Broadcasting Network to deliver video and audio content to…
While the expansion of physical production space remains at a standstill in L.A., Gotham is growing. The New York City Council on Wednesday approved Silvercup West -- a $1 billion, 2.7…
The Mark Gordon Co. has tapped former Showtime exec Jae Kim director of development for TV. Kim will supervise production and development for the TV division, reporting to prexy Deborah Spera.