Charles Segars' Sparkler Entertainment shingle has inked a two-year first-look film production pact at Walt Disney Studios. Segars was an exec producer on the Mouse House's "National Treasure," which…
Ana de Castro has been upped to senior VP of business and legal affairs for Warner Bros. Consumer Products. She'll report directly to Warners Worldwide Consumer Products prexy Brad Globe.
"Law & Order" co-exec producer Rick Eid is setting up shop at NBC Universal Television Studio. Eid has inked a two-year, seven-figure deal to create and develop series exclusively for the Peacock…
In film news, Trekkers can look forward to a very merry Christmas in 2008. Paramount announced Tuesday it will release J.J. Abrams’ “Star Trek XI” on Christmas Day next year, resurrecting the cult…
GreeneStreet Films has bought film rights to the novel "Strange But True," by John Searles, who also wrote the screenplay.
Dimension Films has closed a deal to remake David Cronenberg’s 1981 horror pic “Scanners.” Redo will be directed by Darren Lynn Bousman, who helmed “Saw II” and “Saw III” and is prepping the fourth…
Monarch Pictures and Crossroads Prods. are co-financing the psychological thriller "Damaged," which Joe Rassulo will write and direct.
Dimension Films has closed a deal to remake David Cronenberg's 1981 horror pic "Scanners." Redo will be directed by Darren Lynn Bousman, who helmed "Saw II" and "Saw III" and is prepping the fourth…
HBO has greenlit "Generation Kill," a seven-hour scripted miniseries based on the true story of Marines fighting in the Iraq war. Gritty mini will look at the early movements of the 1st…
ITunes has cracked open to independent video producers for the first time. Apple's digital content store on Tuesday started selling "That," a snowboarding action pic made for DVD by Forum Snowboards.
Like enriched uranium, the combined elements of cell-phone cameras and YouTube can work for good. Ask Gotham-based comic Bill Burr. One month before Michael Richards Chernobyled his career on the…