Rachel Shane has been named exec VP of creative affairs at Douglas Wick and Lucy Fisher's Red Wagon Entertainment. She was previously VP, having started at the company as a creative executive in 2000.
Horror specialist Wes Craven and producing partner Marianne Maddalena have taken a turn toward romantic comedy, buying Jeremy Drysdale's original pitch "Whole New You" for low six figures.
MGM has bought the spec script "Step in the Name of Love" as a vehicle for R&B singer Usher to star in and exec produce. Carl Seaton and Kenny Young wrote the script.
"Drumline" helmer Charles Stone will direct "Tekken," a feature adaptation of the Namco fighting vidgame, with Dimension Films taking the exclusive option for domestic distribution.
Sony Pictures Entertainment, Universal Pictures and Spyglass are in talks to mount a "Bruce Almighty" sequel based on the Bobby Florsheim/Josh Stolberg script "The Passion of the Ark."
Hellboy's coming back. Revolution Studios is moving forward with plans for a sequel to "Hellboy," based on the Dark Horse Entertainment comic about a demon who grows up to fight evil.
WB's 'Troy' muscles into theaters as 'Helsing' faces sophomore downtick
Women Make Movies has picked up North American distribution rights to Tribeca Film Fest doc winner "The Man Who Stole My Mother's Face."
While plans for him to tackle the long-stalled film of cult novel "A Confederacy of Dunces" appear to have receded, David Gordon Green has been attached to write and direct feature adaptations of two…
TriStar's famous winged horse will fly again soon. This time, the division will be piloted by Screen Gems exec VP Valerie Van Galder. She is expected to be named prexy of Sony's until-recently…