Gold Circle Films has set Sharon Stone to star in "Cougars," a romantic comedy about a 40ish woman who falls for a 27-year-old man. Gold Circle will finance the film, which will shoot next year.
Thesp Rob Riggle will join NBC's "Saturday Night Live" as a featured player when Lorne Michaels' long-running latenighter begins its 30th season Saturday.
Crooner and "Will & Grace" regular Harry Connick Jr. has signed with animation studio DPS Film Roman to turn his song "The Happy Elf" into a holiday special.
Riding high on the strong buzz behind the new ABC drama "Desperate Housewives," exec producer Michael Edelstein has sealed a new three-year deal at Touchstone TV.
"Aeon Flux" will roll again on Monday. Paramount and MTV were forced to shut down production of the sci-fi actioner Aug. 31, two weeks after lensing started, due to an injury suffered by Charlize…
Producer Ted Hope's Gotham-based production company This Is That has inked an innovative three-year output deal with Scandinavia's AB Svensk Filmindustri.
Martha Stewart learned Wednesday where she will spend the next five months of her life: a minimum-security prison in Alderson, W.Va., known as Camp Cupcake.
Wellspring has acquired all American rights to French director Arnaud Desplechin's "Kings and Queen," starring Catherine Deneuve, which has its U.S. premiere Oct. 6 at the New York Film Festival.
James Bond will have to wait another year to embark on his next mission. Plans to release the 21st installment of the long-running spy franchise in 2005 have been scrapped, with MGM confirming…
At a conference of media mavens here Wednesday, Walt Disney Co. prexy Bob Iger continued to duck speculation that he is being groomed to succeed CEO Michael Eisner.
The WB has elected "Jack & Bobby" to a full term, greenlighting the frosh drama for a full season. The 22-episode commitment reps a strong sign of faith for the critically acclaimed series, which has…