Fabio Barreto's "Lula, the Son of Brazil" is the country's representative in Oscar's foreign language race.
With just a week to go before the Academy's Oct. 1 submission deadline, 14 countries have joined the race for a foreign-language Oscar nom.
Loyola Marymount University will fete docu multihyphenate Frederick Wiseman with a lifetime achievement kudo at its Film Outside the Frame fest.
Helmer Mostofa Sarwar Farooki's "Third Person Singular Number" is Bangladesh's submission in Oscar's foreign-language category.
The CW has ordered six additional scripts of both newbie "Hellcats" and vet "One Tree Hill" (which had been given just a 13-episode renewal). It's not quite a back nine, but the CW is giving some…
Not exactly a surprise, but Lifetime is giving series renewals to its two major scripted series, "Army Wives" and "Drop Dead Diva." That keeps "Army Wives" on the air for a fifth season, while…
MTV has beefed up its series development ranks with two veeps, appointing Shannon Fitzgerald for the East Coast and Colin Nash for the West.
Warner Bros. has snapped up a sci-fi spec script dubbed "Expulsion" by mystery writer Gregg Hurwitz and set it up with Brad Weston.
Stockard Channing and Stacy Keach are among the thesps lined up to star in Lincoln Center Theater's Off Broadway staging of "Other Desert Cities," the new play by Jon Robin Baitz.
Universal has tapped Kimberly Peirce to direct fantasy vehicle "Wicked Lovely," a Wild West Picture Show Prods. project.