Some of the top brass in the Gotham film community are heading west next week with the mission to resell New York's readiness to accept film projects.
Universal-based Casey Silver Prods. has preemptively scooped up "Party Animals," a pitch delivered by scribe Jeff Rothberg. The shingle coughed up mid-to high-six figures from its discretionary fund.
As the Gotham film industry begins its cautious return to normalcy, Fox Searchlight is leading the charge with a pair of projects that will shoot in the city this month.
"Megalopolis," Francis Ford Coppola's Cecil B. DeMille-style epic set in New York, which in late summer seemed ready to roll, is headed back to the think tank.
Antoine Fuqua has signed to direct an untitled spy thriller for Myriad Pictures, which will fully finance, produce and handle worldwide distribution rights.
Rudy Giuliani may be the mayor of Gotham, but Candice Bergen is getting ready to take over the gig for the big-screen, in Touchstone's romantic comedy "Sweet Home Alabama."
DreamWorks Pictures' follow-up to "Shrek" has a new set of storytellers in David Stem and David Weiss. Duo's most recent credits include animated pics "The Rugrats Movie" and "Rugrats in Paris" and…
Afghanistan may have been the breeding ground for last month's terrorist attacks, but Hollywood served as a source of inspiration, says director Robert Altman.
Miramax has won the battle for remake rights to South Korean homegrown hit "My Wife Is a Gangster." Miramax was one of several U.S. studios vying for the rights after viewing subtitled copies of the…
Renee Zellweger is up for doing "Down With Love," the Fox 2000 romantic comedy to be helmed by Peyton Reed ("Bring It On").
After the cancellation of the Latin Grammys, the double postponement of the Emmys, and a flurry of government alerts about security, you'd expect showbiz to be in kudocast chaos.