Ashton Kutcher is looking to tackle a football comedy for Paramount Pictures.
David Matalon and Andy Vajna have tapped the scripting team of Aaron Rapke and Stewart Kaye to adapt action comedy "School for Scumbags," based on Danny King's novel.
Owen Wilson and Paul Rudd are in talks to star opposite Reese Witherspoon in James L. Brooks' untitled romantic comedy for Columbia Pictures.
Alcon Entertainment has acquired "Back to Africa," a pitch that will be drafted as a potential star vehicle for Martin Lawrence.
IFP is relaunching its "Script to Screen" conference after a five-year break.
Jackie Chan's latest chopsocky outing, "Shinjuku Incident," won't be released in mainland China because it's too violent, Hong Kong helmer Derek Yee said.
Twentieth Century Fox has pushed back the release of Sandra Bullock romantic comedy "All About Steve" from March 6 to the fall rather than risk saturating the market with too many femme-driven pics.
The Producers Guild is adding several producers, including Marc Cherry, Betsy Beers, Larry Gordon and Bruce Cohen to its Produced By conference, which begins June 5 at Sony Pictures Studios.
Roman Polanski will have to return to the United States and face a judge before his 1977 child sex case can be dismissed.
In a media landscape that's changing at hyperspeed, the nominees for this year's Les Mason Award -- given to a publicist for his or her outstanding achievements -- are among the industry's few stable…
Starz has acquired four recent film titles from Summit Entertainment.