Warner Independent Pictures has optioned "Truce," a pitch for a character-based drama set around WWI's impromptu Christmas truce of 1914. "Collateral" scribe Stuart Beattie will pen the script…
The green machine is in high gear again. "Shrek 2" has been selected for the main competition at this year's Cannes Film Festival, unspooling May 12-23. DreamWorks is planning to screen the pic…
The WB might stand for "Wal-Mart Broadcasting." Frog net has picked up six episodes of a sketch comedy series starring standup headliners Jeff Foxworthy, Bill Engvall and Larry the Cable Guy.
Hoping to take advantage of the megasuccess of "American Idol," FremantleMedia has brought in U.K. TV vet Tom Gutteridge to run the company's North American operations.
"The Office" star Martin Freeman, Zooey Deschanel and Mos Def top the cast of Spyglass Entertainment/Walt Disney Pictures' feature version of Douglas Adams' "The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy."
"How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days" helmer Donald Petrie will direct the romantic comedy "Lady Luck" for New Regency and 20th Century Fox. Pic is the story of the luckiest girl in the world who finds her…
Reality producer Renegade 83 ("Blind Date") has gone scripted, hiring industry vet Maira Suro and setting up several network and cable projects.
Scarlett Johansson has signed on to star in "The Black Dahlia," opposite Josh Hartnett and Mark Wahlberg for director Brian De Palma.
Spanish auteur Montxo Armendariz ("Secrets of the Heart," "Broken Silence") will begin shooting his next feature, "Obaba," in September.
Stephen Small has been named president of the Los Angeles office of Writers and Artists Group Intl., joining shareholders Norman Aladjem, Marti Blumenthal and William Craver as a partner in the…
SAG and AFTRA have beaten the WGA to the negotiating table. The actors unions will begin negotiations with studios and nets on Tuesday morning at the Los Angeles headquarters of the Alliance of…