Commercials helmer Tom Dey has been tapped to direct Universal's spy spoof "00-Soul," starring Chris Tucker. Tucker, Robert Simonds and screenwriter Antwone Fisher are the producers.
Perennially scarce funding for New Zealand feature films will be even harder to find following the decision of New Zealand On Air to pull the plug on its share.
Chris Kletzien has signed a six-figure writing deal with Vin Di Bona Prods., producer of "America's Funniest Videos."
Norman Reedus is in negotiations to star with James Marsden ("Disturbing Behavior") in Warner Bros.' "Gossip," helmed by Davis Guggenheim and produced by Robert Newmyer and Jeffrey Silver of Outlaw…
At last, a performance where it was perfectly OK for the actor to phone it in. Such was the role played Thursday by Antonio Banderas as the linchpin in Sprint's promotion for "The Mask of Zorro."
Anita Addison is ankling her post as vice president of drama development at CBS Entertainment, and Nina Tassler, senior vice president of drama at CBS Prods., is taking her place, the network…
Major Aussie producer-distrib Beyond Films has inked British thesp Rufus Sewell ("Dark City," "Cold Comfort Farm") and American Martin Donovan ("The Opposite of Sex," "Portrait of a Lady") to topline…
Boomer Esiason, the former NFL quarterback set to debut as a commentator on ABC's NFL "Monday Night Football" this fall, will be one of the hosts of the 78th annual "Miss America Pageant." Esiason…
Conde Nast chairman S.I. Newhouse named staff writer David Remnick editor of the New Yorker Monday, just hours after withdrawing an offer for the same job from Slate editor Michael Kinsley in an…
All the talk about Burger King's "Small Soldiers" promotion will most likely end up moving product beyond expectations. Even Burger King spokeswoman Kimberly Miller was willing to admit, "Whenever a…
San Francisco-based Century Theatres has announced its latest round of cinema construction, which will extend the exhib into Alaska, Colorado, Illinois and Oregon.