The first film from Pathe Pictures, one of the U.K.'s three lottery franchises, likely will be "The Darkest Light," written and co-directed by "The Full Monty" scripter Simon Beaufoy.
Pint-sized "Jerry Maguire" co-star Jonathan Lipnicki will play the lead in "The Little Vampire," a feature based on the best-selling children's books by Angela Sommer-Bodenburg.
Frances Fisher, who co-starred as Strawberry Alice in "Unforgiven" with Clint Eastwood, has inked to join Eastwood's "True Crime" for Warner Bros., sources said Wednesday.
Jamie Foxx, star of the eponymous "The Jamie Foxx Show" on the WB Network, has signed to star in Trimark Pictures' comedy "Inconvenienced."
MGM has made a pre-emptive, low six-figures against mid-six figures option of newcomer Victoria Strouse's spec "Mary Jane's Last Dance" for Frank Mancuso Jr. to produce.
When was the last time you thought about Soupy Sales? Maybe back in the 1970s , unless you heard him on radio in New York in the '80s. Apparently it's comeback time, again, for the pie-in-the-face…
MGM has struck a high-six-figure deal for "Gentlemen's Agreement" a comedy-adventure pitch from Gustin Parker and Trilogy Entertainment's Richard B. Lewis.
In its big-budget actioner mode, Warner Bros. has nabbed Haven Turleygood's pitch "The Brig" for Louis Morneau to direct and Joel Silver to produce, sources said Wednesday.
Reginald Hudlin, director of "The Great White Hype," has signed his Hudlin Bros. outfit to a first-look feature film deal with financing and distribution entity Stone Canyon Investments.
The seventh annual Hollywood Literary Retreat, a weekend event devoted to the art and craft of storytelling in the cutthroat atmosphere of Hollywood, is set for Friday-Sunday at Zaca Lake in Santa…