Two months ago, one of Ken Ziffren's law partners, Matt Johnson, came into his office and said, "I am going to ask you to do something that you are going to enjoy, but you aren't going to enjoy the…
Fox is getting into business with Will Forte, as the net acquires the “Saturday Night Live” alum's comedy “The Last Man On Earth” with a pilot production commitment. Project, from Phil Lord and Chris…
Ryan Kavanaugh's Relativity Media has acquired feature rights to sci-fi graphic novel “Anomaly,” penned by Hollywood dealmaker Skip Brittenham and writer Brian Haberlin. The project was first up in…
Marvel announced today that James Spader will play Ultron, the main villain in the upcoming film “The Avengers: Age of Ultron.” The sequel to the record-breaking “Avengers” is due to hit theaters May…
Like all of Hollywood, the Producers Guild of America is turning up the volume on TV and new media. In years past, the PGA's Produced By conference has focused heavily on the world of movies. The…
Transactional attorneys include Harry "Skip" Brittenham, P. John Burke, Stan Coleman, George Cooke, Jay L. Cooper, Jacqueline Eckhouse, Craig Emanuel, Matt Galsor, Cliff Gilbert-Lurie, Joel A. Katz…
J.J. Abrams, Mark Burnett, Tom Cruise and Gale Anne Hurd have signed up as featured speakers for the Producers Guild of America's upcoming conference. The fifth Produced By conference will be hosted…
Disney and Johnny Depp may getting ready to set sail again as the Mouse House has tapped "Catch Me if You Can" scribe Jeff Nathanson to pen "Pirates of the Caribbean 5."
Aussie thesp Xavier Samuel ("The Twilight Saga: Eclipse") is set to join Emily Browning and Cam Gigandet in Catherine Hardwicke's indie thriller "Plush."
Attorneys whose recent deals and court battles have changed the shape of entertainment