The Walt Disney Co. has tapped Adam Glass to pen an untitled comedy that will feature Anthony Anderson in the title role.
East and West shared top honors as the 57th Venice Intl. Film Festival wrapped Saturday, with the Golden Lion going to Iranian director Jafar Panahi's "The Circle" and American…
Billy Crudup, co-star of Cameron Crowe's "Almost Famous," has signed to play opposite Cate Blanchett in Gillian Armstrong's "Charlotte Gray."
The fall box office season started sleepily, led by Universal's "The Watcher" and USA Films' "Nurse Betty," with respective studio-estimated openings of $9.1 million and $7.3 million. The post-Labor…
A judge in Los Angeles Superior Court has thrown out an unprecedented lawsuit brought by Germany's powerful Kirch Group against Universal.
The "Final Destination" team of Glen Morgan and James Wong have inked to script and then produce and direct, respectively, "After the Visitation" for Columbia Pictures. When all is said and done, the…
Writers Robert Towne and Jimmy McGovern, casting director Mike Fenton, showbiz lawyer John Sloss and acquisition-sales execs Graeme Mason and Wouter Barendrecht are among the speakers lined up for…
BAM Rose Cinemas has changed its firstrun features booker from Los Angeles-based Landmark Theater to Screening Room and Paris Theater programmer Jeffrey Jacobs, who will be its third booker since…
Madonna's Mad Guy Films has optioned the script "The Long Hair Depression" from scribe Jeff Copeland. Madonna, who is developing the project with Copeland, plans on producing the film and is…
Meryl Streep, Nicole Kidman and Gwyneth Paltrow are in talks to play the three lead roles in "The Hours," a David Hare-scripted adaptation of the Pulitzer Prize-winning Michael Cunningham novel.
Sapient, a Cambridge, Mass.-based Internet consulting outfit, will try to boost its image in Hollywood as the presenting sponsor for the British Academy of Film & Television Arts Los Angeles' 10th…