Tyro helmer David Von Ancken, who won Hypnotic.com's Million-Dollar Film Festival, which included a production and distribution deal with Universal, has committed to direct "Cameron's Line" for…
Steven Zaillian, the Oscar-winning "Schindler's List" scribe who's coming off "Hannibal," has been signed by Imagine and Universal to write "The Return of Superfly," the true story of the rise and…
Ashley Judd has agreed to play the felonious feline in "Catwoman," an original film being rapidly developed at Warner Bros.
Dimension Films and Molly Shannon are in final negotiations for the thesp to co-star with Tara Reid and Ashton Kutcher in "The Guest," to be helmed by David Zucker.
Francis Veber's "The Closet," starring Daniel Auteuil, Gerard Depardieu, Thierry Lhermitte, Michele Laroque, Michel Aumont and Jean Rochefort, will open the fifth annual City of Lights, City of…
Robert Lantos ("Sunshine") will produce "Men With Brooms," a romance to be co-financed by Serendipity Point Films and Alliance Atlantis and helmed by Canadian actor Paul Gross, who is making his…
A short film has gone a long way for Sanford Bookstaver: The one-time assistant to DreamWorks co-founder Jeffrey Katzenberg has closed a deal to make his feature directing debut with "Slugger," a…
HBO will turn the life of Jackie Gleason into "The Great One," a film to be directed by Pete Segal ("The Nutty Professor II: The Klumps"). "The Sopranos" writer-producer Terry Winter is penning the…
Ving Rhames has committed to star with Kurt Russell in "The Plague Season," the Ron Shelton-directed drama scripted by James Ellroy ("L.A. Confidential") and rewritten by David Ayer ("Training Day")…
DreamWorks Pictures has closed a very high six-figure deal for Ehren Kruger ("Scream 3") to adapt "The Ring," the Japanese suspenser the studio picked up for $1 million (Daily Variety, Feb. 1).
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