Comedy scribe Etan Cohen has made a seven-figure overall deal with Twentieth Television that keeps him on as a writer and co-exec producer of "King of the Hill" for two seasons and will allow him to…
Writer-director James Mangold and producer Cathy Konrad have formed Tree Line Films and have set their first project at Disney with a thriller called "Follow Me" that Mangold plans to direct.
Dimension Films is negotiating to acquire "The Lost Years of Merlin," T.A. Barron's bestselling young adult novels retracing the boyhood and coming-of-age of the Arthurian magician, to be produced by…
AMC Entertainment and Loews Cineplex are in talks about a merger with a goal of striking a preliminary agreement by year's end. A combo of AMC and Loews -- the No. 1 and No. 5 U.S. exhibs -- would…
Universal Pictures is set to erupt with a pic depicting the final hours of Pompeii, the Roman city buried by volcanic ash in the year A.D. 79.
Warner Bros. Pictures has acquired Mary Elder's wedding comedy pitch "Flower Girl" for Phoenix Pictures and Underground Films to produce.
Production financing entity Crystal Sky has bought film rights to Richard Branson's autobiography "Losing My Virginity" for north of seven figures to develop a biopic of the Brit tycoon-adventurer.
Jane Garnett has joined Michael London Prods. as a producer to work with Michael London on the development, packaging and production of current and future projects for the company.
Documakers are getting a dose of reality this week, as the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences notifies finalists in the feature docu category.
James Middleton has returned to Andy Vajna and Mario Kassar's C2 Pictures as senior VP of production. Until recently, Middleton had been senior VP of production and development at Sundance Prods.
Piers Handling is set to step down as director of the Toronto Film Festival, but he will retain his second title as CEO of the Toronto Intl. Film Festival Group.