"The Hours" author Michael Cunningham has begun scripting "Good Grief," an adaptation of the Lolly Winston novel that is being tailored as a potential screen vehicle for Julia Roberts.
Universal has acquired the Jennifer Cox memoir "Around the World in 80 Dates" and has set Jeff Rake to write the script. Pic will be produced by Reese Witherspoon's U-based Type A shingle along with…
Vivendi Universal shareholders gave the thumbs up Thursday to a management reshuffle that will see Jean-Rene Fourtou, the chairman and CEO credited with bringing the media conglom back from the brink…
Vivendi Universal on Wednesday posted first quarter revs of E4.7 billion ($6.1 billion), up 7% over the previous year, and increased its profit forecast for the year to $2.3 billion, a hike of 37%.
Was it a spat or an oversight? Arguing it was no big deal for Universal to buy an ad apologizing to him, Sean Penn said Daily Variety employed "inflammatory rhetoric."
Clearly, in promoting "The Interpreter," something got lost in translation. The latest diplomatic fracas isn't the United Nations' oil-for-food program, it's a spat between "Interpreter" co-star Sean…
Al Pacino is going to nod hello to his little friends in the vidgame world. Thesp is lending his likeness though not his voice to an upcoming vidgame based on "Scarface," in which gamers will play…
Mary Parent and Scott Stuber, vice chairs of worldwide production for Universal Pictures, are ankling their posts, having inked an exclusive five-year producing pact with U.
After he's completed his run on Broadway as Brutus in "Julius Caesar," Denzel Washington will star for director Spike Lee in "Inside Man," for Universal. The drama will be produced by Imagine's Brian…
Director Harold Ramis and Topher Grace have logged on to a Universal romantic comedy based on the popular online service Friendster. Gustin Nash has been set to write the script.
Universal Pictures has upped Jeff Kirschenbaum to VP of production after serving for three years as a creative executive. Promotion will expand the number of films he oversees for the studio.
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