Paramount has decided to put an extra-terrestrial twist on the buddy comedy, acquiring film rights to the trilogy of children's books "Aliens for Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner" for Par-based producer…
Peter, Stewie and the rest of the "Family Guy" clan will make their primetime return on Fox in June 2005.
Indie film "Off the Lip" is attempting to enlist new fans via an online reality series about producers' guerrilla marketing campaign.
Fox 2000 has decided to take a chance on "Twice Upon a Time," purchasing Susan Brightbill's romantic dramedy spec script for mid six-figures.
Maverick Films has acquired the pitch "Better Than Sex" by tyro scribes Varina Bleil and Betsy Landis. Maverick-based producer Rick Joseph is producing with Rob Szymanski; Kaufman's manager Peter…
Cuba Gooding Jr. is starring opposite Helen Mirren in Lee Daniels' indie pic "Shadowboxer." Ryan Phillippe was originally cast as the lead but had to drop out of the project due to a scheduling…
Stephen A. Schwarzman, the 57-year-old president and co-founder of investment firm the Blackstone Group, has been named chairman of the John F. Kennedy Center. He succeeds James A. Johnson, who…
Industry reps have bowed out of a congressional hearing skedded for today that would explore the right of businesses to sell software products that edit sex and violence out of movies.
New Mexico has won out over Hawaii, Illinois and Tennessee as the location for "The Longest Yard," the Paramount/Sony remake toplining Adam Sandler, Chris Rock and Burt Reynolds.
Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton (D-N.Y.) teamed up with two major critics of Hollywood on Capitol Hill Wednesday to call for new federal research on the impact of all types of media -- television…
Senior members of the House Committee on Energy and Commerce have asked the FCC for a comprehensive report on the effects of "a la carte" channel selection for cable and satellite television…