Returning to his roots, John Woo has signed to direct and produce an untitled contemporary thriller set in China for Philip Anschutz’s Bristol Bay Prods. and StudioCanal. No start date or cast has…
Will Ferrell hasn't yet signed on for a second trip to the North Pole, but New Line is already making preparations for his return. Studio has signed "Old School" and "Starsky & Hutch" writer Scot…
Fancy footwork in the ballroom and on the basketball court lifted ABC last week to a rare primetime ratings victory in young adults. The Alphabet net won in the key demo of adults 18-49 for the first…
Horror indie Ghost House Pictures will fully finance and develop the spooky family pitch “Monkey’s Paw,” from writers Dave Kajganich and Tom McAlister, for Sam Raimi and Rob Taper to produce. Geared…
Corporate creditworthiness arbiter Standard & Poor's raised its credit rating on Comcast, the nation's No. 1 cable operator, from BBB to BBB+ on Tuesday.
Comweb Group topper Paul Bronfman will team up with Howard Stern on a remake of the classic teen grossout comedy "Porky's." Pic, called "Howard Stern's Porky's," will be produced by Dan Gross'…
Fox has chosen Vin Diesel to be its “Hitman,” attaching the actor to star in the feature version of Eidos Interactive’s videogame franchise of the same name. The vidgame’s story centers on an…
"Sideways" star Virginia Madsen has been cast in helmer Arthur Allan Seidelman's upcoming "In the Shadow of Wings," for producers Pio Nunez and Igo Kantor.
Seeking to broaden its programming platform among Asian viewers in the U.S., DirecTV is launching Phoenix InfoNews, a 24-hour Mandarin-language news net.
A lawsuit filed by former Walt Disney Co. director Roy Disney and seeking to void the company's last board election will go to trial Aug. 10, airing claims that investors were misled about the search…