Dimension Films has acquired distribution rights in North America, Australia and New Zealand to "Storm Warning," a genre thriller directed by Jamie Blanks ("Urban Legend"). Release date hasn't yet…
Erin O'Neil has been upped to senior VP of creative advertising at Warner Independent Pictures.
Digital backgrounds may not be as obvious as they once were, but improvements in technology have made background replacement into a safer, cheaper and more flexible substitute for real-life locations…
The Writers Guild of America West has tapped Robert Benton as the recipient of its Screen Laurel Award. Benton will be presented the kudo at the guild's Feb. 11 awards ceremony.
The Grinch hasn't just stolen Christmas. He's also snatched the No. 1 position on Broadway away from perennial top dog "Wicked."
Sam Raimi is prepping to produce a new adaptation of “The Shadow” at Columbia. The deal comes after a lengthy negotiation with the studio to nab the rights to the Walter B. Gibson superhero…
Philip Marlowe could soon be back on the case. ABC is teaming with producer Sean Bailey for a fresh take on Raymond Chandler's hard-boiled detective. Greg Pruss and Carol Wolper will write and exec…
Craig Ferguson is headed back to primetime, this time as a producer. The host of CBS' "Late Late Show" and former "Drew Carey Show" regular has inked a two-year overall deal to develop programming…
SAG Awards producer Jeff Margolis has tapped the producing team for the kudos, set for Jan. 28 at the Shrine Auditorium. Kathy Connell will produce for the 13th consecutive year.
In New York: If you were trying to win your client an Oscar, what would you do? Go to People magazine, ask this column to burble on, take ads in Variety, slip it into Page Six in the guise of sexual…
With "Letters from Iwo Jima" in kudos contention, Warners decided to make Clint's day in Gotham. Eastwood made the media rounds Monday as the studio went into a full-court press for the…