Improv vet and former talkshow host Wayne Brady will next try his hand in the sitcom world, starring in a project in development at NBC. Script, which has been picked up with a significant penalty…
ABC has beefed up its reality division, adding a pair of full-time VPs to work under exec VP Andrea Wong. John Saade, who ankled the Alphabet in January 2003 to become an independent producer, has…
Working Title co-chairmen Tim Bevan and Eric Fellner have made a preemptive acquisition of "Alibi," a novel by Joseph Kanon to be published in May by Henry Holt.
UCLA Live's planned celebration of the venerable jazz and new classical label ECM has been canceled. "The vision didn't match the resources," a UCLA Live spokeswoman said.
Alec Baldwin is in negotiations to star as the coach in the basketball pic "Street," which Michael Shapiro is directing at MGM. Baldwin was also just added to the cast of Sony's "Fun With Dick and…
FX has assembled the cast for its one-hour war drama pilot "Over There," from Steven Bochco and Chris Gerolmo. Leads will be Erik Palladino ("ER") and newcomer Josh Henderson.
Mark Amin's Sobini Films has inked a deal with Blockbuster subsid DEJ Prods. and Inferno Distribution to finance its feature version of novel "Peaceful Warrior."
Focus Features has set Simon Baker and Sanaa Lathan to star in "42.4 Percent," an interracial love story. Sanaa Hamri is making her directorial debut and production is slated to begin in February.
Mark Gordon is producing "Safety Last," loosely based on the Harold Lloyd silent picture, at Sony. Playwright Keith Bunin will pen the screenplay.
Fox's pre-Christmas comedy shopping list includes a trip to "The Other Mall." Regency Television is developing the unconventional laffer, a Christopher Guest-like half-hour that began life as a spec…
"The Mambo Kings" has landed the Broadway Theater, which "Bombay Dreams" will vacate Jan. 1. The incoming tuner will open Aug. 18 at the 1,752-seat Broadway, with previews beginning July 18.
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