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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.
Hans Rodionoff will be paid mid-six figures by Artisan Entertainment and Marvel Comics to pen "Man Thing," an original spin on the comic that centers on a mindless swamp creature who feeds off the…
Academy Award winner James Coburn ("Affliction") will star in the mystery-thriller "American Gun" for director Alan Jacobs, who also scripted.
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…
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…