Showtime is developing a movie based on the life of provocative social comic Lenny Bruce. Network entertainment prexy Robert Greenblatt said the life story of Bruce, known for his anti-establishment…
Jeff Roda is penning the script for "The Siege of Fulton Avenue," a film based on the New York magazine article by David Amsden. Contrafilm is producing for DreamWorks.
Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia's losses widened in the third quarter from a year ago, and the multimedia company forecast a larger-than-anticipated loss for the fourth quarter as advertising…
Just when you thought it was safe, Hannibal Lecter is ready to pop up again -- this time as a precocious but pernicious child.
Brett Ratner's next pic "After the Sunset," from New Line, opens on Nov. 12. On hand to accept the Kodak Award, he said he is trying to line up his next pic to start in February.
One piece of news avidly passed around the Marriott World Center didn't came from the weekly Nielsen EDI calendar update: Dimension announced Thursday that it is going out with "The Darkness" on…
Newmarket unspooled its product reel Thursday to attendees of a ShowEast luncheon it co-sponsored with Daily Variety. New titles like "The Woodsman," "Chumscrubber" and doc "Rock School" were touted…
THE PRICE OF FAME Compared with true-life stories of individuals who have lived outside the public eye, celeb biopics typically pale at the box office. Today, U’s ‘Ray’ tunes up. TOP…
Fox has crowned the put pilot "Queen B," a half-hour vehicle for thesp Alicia Silverstone. Imagine TV and 20th Century Fox TV are behind the laffer, to be written and exec produced by Jennifer…
Warner Bros. Pictures has promoted Juli Goodwin, Diane Sponsler and Teri Boggess in its domestic publicity department.
Patricia Cardoso has signed on to direct "The Jane Plan" for Walt Disney Pictures. Cardoso, who last helmed "Real Women Have Curves," has become a hot property since the HBO-produced "Curves" debuted…