Reese Witherspoon is in talks to topline indie drama "The Good Lie" with Philippe Falardeau ("Monsieur Lazhar") directing from Margaret Nagle's screenplay.
Writer Margaret Nagle has a pair of pilots set up at CBS and Fox.
As "The Help" rides high at the B.O., thesp Viola Davis is turning her attention to the small screen, shepherding a possible starring half-hour vehicle for herself at HBO.
AMC's "Breaking Bad," ABC's "Modern Family" and NBC's "30 Rock" led the way with three nominations apiece in the TV heat for the 2011 Writers Guild Awards.
Jennifer Aniston and producing partner Kristin Hahn have formed Echo Films, a company that will start with a first-look deal at Universal Pictures.
New Line Cinema has acquired "New York State of Mind," a Margaret Nagle-scripted film that will be produced by Arnold and Anne Kopelson.
Joseph Sargent has directed a trio of Emmy-winning HBO movies, and he delivers another contender here with this impeccably crafted look at a crucial window in the life of Franklin Delano Roosevelt…
The Lost Boys of Sudan are about to take another meeting with Hollywood.