With “The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe,” Hollywood is hoping for a “Lord of the Rings” size opening that won’t just set records for the weekend and possibly the month…
Scarlett Johansson to star as the female lead in Chris Nolan’s film “The Prestige” for Touchstone. The actress joins Hugh Jackman, David Bowie and Christian Bale in the film. Story, which begins in…
The Writers Guild of America East has reached an agreement on a two-year contract with Big Big Prods. for the upcoming children's show, "It's a Big, Big World."
The Hollywood Foreign Press Assn. said it is returning the portable DVD players its 85 members had received from Paramount Television and UPN to promote "Everybody Hates Chris."
Paramount Pictures is heading south of the border, snapping up Shawn Patrick's script "Rex Mex." David O. Russell and Jason Blum are producing. Story centers on a pro basketball player who flees to…
Scarlett Johansson has signed on for the lead femme role in Christopher Nolan's "The Prestige" alongside Hugh Jackman, Christian Bale, Michael Caine and David Bowie.
Variety is expanding its reporting staff in the Far East, naming Darcy Paquet its correspondent in Seoul and Mark Schilling its correspondent in Tokyo.
James Cameron, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Naomi Watts and Heath Ledger will join George Clooney as honorees at the 21st annual Santa Barbara International Film Fest.
CBS has greenlit a D.C.-themed pilot from "Will & Grace" exec producer Greg Malins following a fierce bidding war for the project. Sony Pictures TV is behind the show, which revolves around a group…
Former HBO Pictures prexy Bob Cooper's Landscape Entertainment is setting up shop at Fox Broadcasting, inking a one-year series development deal with the network.
CBS Corp. handed out pink slips at its Spelling TV shingle Thursday, cutting much of its already reduced-sized staff.