Hallmark Channel is planning to commission 30 original movies for 2008, marking the largest made-for slate in the network's history. That boast will come at today's TV Critics Assn. summer press tour…
IFC is making a push into originals, acquiring R. Kelly's music-world sensation "Trapped in the Closet" and collaborating with the artist on 10 new episodes.
Gung-ho on the summer smash, Lifetime has tapped "Army Wives" for a second tour of duty. The cabler will announce the renewal Thursday during its portion of the TV Critics Assn. summer press tour.
Michael Caine-Jude Law starrer "Sleuth" will world preem in competition at the Venice Film Festival in early September. Caine, Law and helmer Kenneth Branagh are expected on the Lido. Movie's second…
Charlize Theron will star in "The Burning Plain," a drama that marks the feature directing debut of "Babel" screenwriter Guillermo Arriaga. Financed by 2929 Productions, the drama will shoot in…
George Clooney and John Singleton are the latest feature producers to set up shop at Showtime. Via their Smokehouse banner, Clooney and partner Grant Heslov are behind "Doubting Thomas," an hourlong…
The CW has found its Supergirl. Laura Vandervoort has been cast as Clark Kent's cousin Kara, aka Supergirl, on the CW's "Smallville." She'll begin lensing next week opposite series star Tom Welling.
Walden Media has snapped up feature rights to Ingrid Law's debut novel "Savvy," a tale of an adolescent girl with supernatural powers.
For the first time on such a grand scale, a new book and a new film from the same blockbuster franchise are coming out almost simultaneously. Warner Bros.' "Harry Potter and the Order of the…
Rick Schroder, Eric McCormack, Andre Braugher and Christa Miller have joined Benjamin Bratt in "The Andromeda Strain," A&E's four-hour, $15 million miniseries, exec produced by Ridley and Tony Scott.
CNN landed producer-director Joel Gallen to produce "CNN Heroes," a two-hour awards gala the net is billing as the only televised awards event honoring "ordinary people accomplishing extraordinary…
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