Variety has chosen its 10 Directors to Watch for 2015. This talented crop of cinematic storytellers hails from corners as far removed as Australia and Argentina, representing a diverse mix of genres…
“A Haunted House” star Affion Crockett is set to join Kevin Hart and Josh Gad in an untitled Screen Gems and Miramax comedy. Jeremy Garelick is set to helm with Garelick and Jay Lavender penning the…
Following the back-to-back box office failures of "The Incredible Burt Wonderstone" and "Jack the Giant Killer," New Line Cinema is looking to rebound with a film that at first blush would seem to…
SAN SEBASTIAN -- Benicio Del Toro and U.S. producer Laura Bickford, partners on "Traffic" and "Che," are teaming on "How the Light Gets In," a contemporary love story set at four hotels in New York…
Showbiz law firm Morris Yorn Barnes & Levine has raised a trio of attorneys to its masthead -- David Krintzman, Todd Rubenstein and Alex Kohner.
Hoping to add some giggle to the jiggle, Paramount Pictures has set Jeremy Garelick to rewrite and direct "Baywatch," a bigscreen comedy based on the syndicated series about buff lifeguards who…
Senior WMA agents Ramses IsHak and Mike Sheresky have joined the lit department of United Talent Agency. The two were pinkslipped following WMA's merger with Endeavor.
In a multimillion-dollar commitment, Warner Bros. has set "The Hangover" director Todd Phillips to write a sequel with Scot Armstrong.
Allen Fischer and E. Brian Dobbins have been promoted to partner at Principato-Young Entertainment.
Misleadingly marketed as a boisterous comedy, pic may be the first "last-date movie" -- the one you see with someone that you're about to dump. The core story is almost relentlessly unpleasant. Pic's…