Warner Bros. and Village Roadshow have optioned the feature rights to Jay Cronley's manuscript, "An Honest Crook," for Donner/Shuler-Donner Prods.
IATSE opened its 63rd convention Monday with the news that, prodded by consistent organizing and a boom in production, the union's membership has ballooned to 92,000.
Ted Demme has a schedule any commercial director would envy: Last week, he shot Brett Favre and Deion Sanders in Mississippi for a National Football League campaign, then hit Los Angeles this week on…
Dutch publisher VNU closed a chapter in Benelux commercial television when it reached an agreement late last week to sell its 44% stake in Belgian commercial channel VTM to Flemish Media Holding.
Martin Sheen has landed a role in the indie pic "Across the Line" for Brian Duncan's High Water Films and Randall Emmett Films.
Rhodes' Entertainment Vision, exec producer of "Plan B" with Diane Keaton, has merged with Stone's Persistent Pictures, which produced "Starf*cker."
Although Madison Avenue has been running focus groups in cyberspace for several years now, it has just been one-upped by Hollywood.
In an effort to strengthen its presence in live- and special-event markets, Matthews Studio Equipment Group on Monday announced plans that it has expanded operations to Las Vegas.
Actress Sarah Silverman ("There's Something About Mary") has joined "Ballbusted," the Universal pic scripted and directed by Scott Alexander and Larry Karaszewski.
Robert Carlyle, last seen shedding his clothes in the surprise British hit "The Full Monty," is expected to step into Paramount and Polygram's feature adaptation of Frank McCourt's bestseller…
Sony Pictures Classics' "The Opposite of Sex" kept its stranglehold on the exclusives roster's top spot. The Christina Ricci-starrer bedded $57,824 in six love nests on both coasts.