Music and film exec Gil Friesen, the key man at Herb Alpert and Jerry Moss' A&M Records during the Hollywood label's independent glory days, died Dec. 13 in Brentwood. He was 75 and succumbed to…
Musicvid director Ray Kay, whose credits include Justin Bieber's "Baby" and Lady Gaga's "Poker Face," is set to make his feature directorial debut on the supernatural thriller "Paranormalcy," which…
Shane McCarthy, Gil Adler ("Superman Returns") and Frank Baldwin are developing a feature version of T.J. English's mob tale "The Westies" and will produce through McCarthy's Blue Engine…
Richard Greenberg, the gifted playwright Henry James only dreamed of becoming, explores Jamesian themes of fortune management and self-reconstruction in his 1990 high comedy "The American Plan,"…
Despite calls by some German officials to ban Bryan Singer's World War II drama "Valkyrie" from shooting at government locations -- due to Tom Cruise's ties to Scientology -- the project is getting…
Universal has bought laffer spec script "Book of Leo" and Seann William Scott is attached to star. Marc Platt and Scott's Identity Films will produce. Sale is the first for scribe Joe Lovero, who is…
The dazzlingly produced film-noir series "Fallen Angels" chalked up a record 12 CableAce award nominations, catapulting Showtime to 54 overall, its best total ever.