Paramount Pictures has set Stephen Sommers to direct "G.I. Joe," the live-action feature based on Hasbro's line of action figures.
The MPAA has given Ang Lee's "Lust, Caution" an NC-17 rating, and Focus Features has accepted it.
The Weinstein Co. has sold Italian rights to Stephen King adaptation "1408" and Rob Zombie's "Halloween" remake to Lucky Red in a deal that signals the Italo distrib's expansion from strictly…
Justin Timberlake has joined the cast of Mike Myers starrer "The Love Guru" for Paramount Pictures. Cast also includes Jessica Alba, Romany Malco and Verne Troyer.
New Line Cinema has acquired "New York State of Mind," a Margaret Nagle-scripted film that will be produced by Arnold and Anne Kopelson.
Disney has acquired "Brothers," a pitch for a Tim Allen comedy vehicle that Allen will write with Matt Carroll.
The decision by Paramount and DreamWorks Animation to exclusively back HD DVD may have garnered the studios financial incentives valued at a reported $150 million, but it seems to have irked at least…
The Telluride Film Festival will unveil a new venue and showcase dubbed Backlot at the 34th edition of the fest in the Colorado Rockies.
J.K. Rowling has been spotted at cafes in Scotland working on a detective novel, a British newspaper reported.
Sony Pictures Classics has acquired North American rights to producer-director Jonathan Demme's "Jimmy Carter: Man From Plains" from Participant Prods.
The Weinstein Co. is in talks with Penelope Cruz, Marion Cotillard and Javier Bardem to star in the musical "Nine."