Production shingle and distrib Maxmedia has optioned upcoming vidgame "Kameo: Elements of Power" from Microsoft with an eye toward turning it into an animated feature.
Twentieth Century Fox has secured an unprecedented platform on the MTV Networks to promote its Johnny Cash biopic "Walk the Line." For the first time, four of MTV's channels will simultaneously carry…
Melissa Sagemiller has scored the lead female role in Disney's "The Guardian" alongside Kevin Costner and Ashton Kutcher. Shooting under the helm of Andrew Davis begins in Shreveport, La., in…
Nancy Meyers has set up her first project at Sony that she won't write or direct, selling an original pitch she conceived with Diane English. Comedy is set in the world of rock 'n' roll. Columbia…
Moshe Diamant's Signature Pictures has made a deal to finance "Amazon," a vehicle for Scarlett Johansson to play a gladiatrix from 200 B.C. who exacts vengeance on an army that destroyed her homeland.
Liz Berger Dagan has joined the Weinstein Co. as senior veep of publicity, the company announced at AFM.
Michael Douglas is set to star in "The King of California," a comedy to be produced by the "Sideways" team of Alexander Payne and Michael London. Pic, which begins shooting in February, will mark the…
Ben Stiller will star in "A Night at the Museum" for 20th Century Fox. Studio is prepping the family laffer as its major entrant for next year's holiday season.
Steven Soderbergh's "Bubble," the first film from 2929 Entertainment to be released simultaneously on DVD, in theaters and on TV, will make its debut on Jan. 31.
Michael Haneke's "Cache" has topped the European Film Awards with seven major nominations, including pic, director, actor and actress. Topical thriller addresses the responsibility of France to its…