DreamWorks has made a deal with Aaron Sorkin to write three films, the first of which will be “The Trial of the Chicago 7,” a drama Steven Spielberg hopes to direct. The drama focuses on the trials…
New Line Home Entertainment has upped Lynelle Kerstine to senior VP of creative services. Formerly VP of creative advertising, Kerstine will now coordinate the development of…
Sony Pictures Worldwide Acquisitions Group has scooped up homevideo rights to six Nickelodeon made-fors. Dolphin Entertainment, which produces Nick skein "Zoey 101," is producing all six.
The focus at E3 in previous years was always on games with fast cars, sports stars and big guns. But 2007 may mark the first year in which aerobics and puzzles stole the show.
South African helmer Neil Blomkamp, personally selected by exec producer Peter Jackson to direct the "Halo" pic when it was set up at Fox and Universal, debuted a live-action short at Microsoft's E3…
Virgin America has lined up its in-flight entertainment, with movies and TV shows from NBC Universal joining offerings from Disney, Fox, Paramount and Warner Bros. The only thing it doesn't have yet…
The current state of mobile TV in Europe will be one of the main topics at the upcoming Medienwoche Berlin-Brandenburg media confab, which runs Aug. 29-Sept. 7.
Charlize Theron will star in “The Burning Plain,” a drama that marks the feature directing debut of “Babel” screenwriter Guillermo Arriaga. Financed by 2929 Productions, the drama will shoot in…
Sean Penn and Iggy Pop have signed on as voice talent for the English-language version of Sony Picture Classics’ animated “Persepolis.” The recruits join the already-announced Gena Rowlands and…
Paramount Vantage has set Scott Glosserman to direct horror film “Playing House.” Glosserman will write the script with Macy Raymond based on their pitch. ContraFilm’s Beau Flynn and Tripp Vinson are…