Felicia Henderson wrote the premiere episode of “Soul Food.” Salim Akil is a staff writer on the Showtime series. George Tillman Jr., Robert Teitel and Kevin Arkadie are producers of the show, along…
Steve Zahn will star opposite Drew Barrymore in "Riding in Cars With Boys," which Penny Marshall will direct for Columbia Pictures.
Warner Bros. has nabbed Sam Montgomery's spec script "In the Lake" for Jorge Saralegui's on-lot Material Films to develop. Deal is worth seven figures.
Studio Canal closed a deal Early Thursday for dramatic rights to Harlan Coben's "Big Tears Fall" for high-six figures against a guaranteed million.
New Line senior veep Brian Witten, who was instrumental in securing Adam Sandler's two-picture deal with the studio, is ankling the company for Paramount Pictures, where he's expected to be named…
Sharon Stone has signed an eight-figure deal to reprise her role as icepick-wielding, seductive murder suspect Catherine Tramell in "Basic Instinct 2." The film will be financed and produced by C-2…
Future Film Group, an emerging British film financier, has acquired U.K. rights to Alex Jovy's "Sorted" for release through Metrodome Distribution.
Having given an explicit sex film a not-for-under-16 classification, the French have turned uncharacteristically coy and balked at having its suggestive title "Baise Moi" -- literally "F*** Me" -…
The American Museum of the Moving Image has unveiled a new, regular weekend repertory screening program to feature new prints of classic movies.
Lakeshore Entertainment has acquired Philip Roth's newest novel, "The Human Stain," for producer Scott Steindorff of Village Stone Prods. Incorporating themes of troubled identity, personal delusion…
Laura Dern, William H. Macy and David Paymer will star in the independent feature "Focus," an adaptation of playwright Arthur Miller's novel of the same name. Drama is the feature directing debut of…