George Lopez is in talks to co-write, produce and star in one of the projects from Salma Hayek and partner Jose Tamez's new MGM-based shingle Ventanazul.
Lionsgate is overhauling "The Punisher," setting an October start date for a new franchise that will be built on the broad shoulders of "Rome" star Ray Stevenson.
Jae Kim has been upped to VP of development and production for the TV arm of the Mark Gordon Co., the rapidly expanding shingle behind "Grey's Anatomy," "Criminal Minds" and newcomer "Reaper."
The National Football League has become directly involved in a movie project for the first time, producing a biopic of one of the game's most storied figures, Green Bay Packers coach Vince Lombardi.
Universal Pictures has paid a seven-figure sum to acquire rights to a seven-book series of bestselling spy novels by Daniel Silva. Studio is eyeing the 2006 thriller "The Messenger" as a possible…
John Singleton will direct Lionsgate's legal drama "Tulia," starring Halle Berry and Billy Bob Thornton.
There's no rush back to the bargaining table for the Writers Guild and showbiz companies, with talks not expected to resume for several more weeks.
The growing "Planet Green" initiative at Discovery Communications has added another branch: Company has purchased TreeHugger.com in an effort to complement the programming on its upcoming Planet…
With News Corp.'s purchase of Dow Jones essentially complete, concerns now center on the future of the Wall Street Journal newsroom.
McG is taking his film cans to Warner Bros. -- where he already has a TV deal -- under a new three-year first-look deal.
China has so far fallen short of its promise to ensure full media freedom ahead of the Beijing Olympics and harassment of foreign reporters is still common, according to a survey by the Foreign…