Andrew Stanton, who wrote and helmed last year's "Finding Nemo" blockbuster, will be honored as animation director of the year at ShoWest 2004.
L.A.-based sales and distribution company Lightning Entertainment has acquired international distrib rights to Honey Creek Pictures' teen horror pic "Dead Scared" from Lantern Lane Entertainment.
Newmark/Echelon Entertainment Group has acquired North American distribution rights to romantic comedy "BachelorMan" from Films on Tap with plans for an April release in at least a dozen markets.
Luke Greenfield, director of New Regency's upcoming 20th Century Fox release "The Girl Next Door," has pacted with the studio on another edgy romantic comedy, "Speed Dating."
Forget "Who is 'The Mole?' " The question these days is "Whither 'The Mole?' " Unscripted ABC gameshow "The Mole" is now a free agent. When the network's option to produce more episodes of the skein…
IFC Entertainment will finance and release "The Baxter," a contemporary romantic comedy in the classic screwball vein written and directed by Michael Showalter, who also stars alongside Elizabeth…
Director McG is turning his attention to a daring, devilish icon of the 1970s -- Evel Knievel. McG is the latest helmer to be attached to Universal Pictures' Knievel biopic, "Pure Evel."
These days, the rich don't just get richer -- they get their own reality shows. NBC has pacted with Superdelicious Prods. and Schulhof-Zuriff Prods. for a half-hour, rich-guy-out-of-water reality…
Crossroads Films has sealed the deal on "Tupperware!," optioning feature rights to the documentary that screened last week on the PBS series "American Experience."
New Line Cinema has acquired the William Tepper script "Men Don't Quit" with visions of pairing "Everybody Loves Raymond" star Ray Romano with "King of Queens" star Kevin James to topline. Jon Klane…
Warner Home Video had to go around the world in 1,460 days looking for various pieces of the classic 1950s widescreen epic "Around the World in 80 Days."