Michael Moore has taken "Fahrenheit 9/11" out of the running for the documentary Oscar and will instead focus on winning best picture. The announcement that the docbuster had not been submitted for…
Gotham arthouse distrib Kino has announced U.S. distribution plans for four foreign pickups.
Fade In magazine has named screenwriter Jeff Fry the grand prize winner of its eighth annual Fade In Awards. Fry won for his action-horror script "Purple Haze," about a young Air Cavalry officer who…
CBS has signed Diane Keaton to star in and exec produce an adaptation of Meg Wolitzer's novel "Surrender, Dorothy." Keaton is the latest addition to the Eye's star-heavy slate of 2004-05 telepics.
The Sci Fi Channel has engineered two major talent deals, signing Ridley Scott to exec produce and supervise a four-hour remake of the 1971 thriller "The Andromeda Strain" and Frank Darabont to take…
Already the leader in fake news, Comedy Central has set its sights on sending up Hollywood. Cabler has teamed with David Spade and Gavin Polone for "Gone Hollywood," one of two series pilots that…
Viacom co-prexy/co-chief operating officer Leslie Moonves seems ready to make some major changes to the exec structures of both Paramount Network Television and CBS.
The future of the "Star Trek" universe on the big and small screens may be in doubt, but Viacom is boldly going forward with the franchise on the PC.
Jennifer Cotter has ankled her post as senior vice president of development for Oxygen. Exec, who has been with the cabler since its inception, will stay on as a consultant through the end of the…
Exodus Film Group has hired veteran animation exec Max Howard to exec produce its CGI-animated pic "Igor." The $20 million-$25 million pic is being financed via Exodus' film fund.