Sony is making it clear it wants to be in the Kevin James business, with Columbia Pictures wrapping up a pact to move forward with "Here Comes the Boom," an action comedy that the thesp will star in…
MGM's murky future should come into sharper focus today, two days after the struggling studio mounted what may be its last hurrah with the preem of "Hot Tub Time Machine."
Adam Sandler, Cher, Jon Favreau, Sylvester Stallone and Judd Apatow will provide voices for the animals in MGM's live-action comedy "The Zookeeper," starring Kevin James and Rosario Dawson.
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Rosario Dawson will star opposite Kevin James in romantic comedy "The Zookeeper," with Happy Madison producing along with James, Todd Garner, Jeff Sussman and Jennifer Eatz.
MGM has put a musical remake of its 1983 comedy "Valley Girl" into development, with Sean Bailey producing through his Idealogy Inc. banner.
MGM has acquired and greenlit "The Cabin in the Woods," a thriller penned by Joss Whedon and Drew Goddard with Goddard signed to make his directorial debut and Whedon producing.
MGM has won a bidding war for "The Zookeeper," paying $2 million against $3 million for the comedy spec from the team of Jay Scherick and David Ronn.
Obvious as it may seem from time to time, the metaphor of a zoo and its keeper under siege during warfare in a nameless Balkan city produces highly charged imagery and a tense framework for exploring…