Producer David Permut and Constantin Films have teamed with Rob Schneider to develop the comedy "Blind Sided" as a vehicle for Schneider to star.
Ed Decter will direct "The Moguls," the first title that Newmarket Films will wholly finance and produce for its new distribution company.
Lit managers Chris Emerson and Todd A. Sharp have merged their shingles to form Critical Mass, a production and management unit that covers both film and television.
Nicole Kidman will be joining the ranks of "The Stepford Wives." She'll topline Paramount's remake of the 1975 thriller, which revolves around a group of husbands who transform their feisty wives…
Val Kilmer will star in "Blind Horizon" for Emmett/Furla Films and Newman/Tooley Films, with commercial and musicvid helmer Michael Haussman directing.
Kevin Hyman, former head of physical production at Miramax, has been named exec VP at Universal Pictures' specialty film unit, Focus Features.
Michelle Williams and Meat Loaf Aday have been tapped to star in "Hole in One," the debut feature of writer-director Richard Ledes for Gotham-based production company Beech Hill Films.
The New York Film Critics Circle has tapped Gotham-based scribe Stephen Whitty for membership, chairman Marshall Fine said Tuesday.
Two Polish directors are preparing to make a movie about one of the darkest episodes of Polish World War II history -- the Soviets murdering 14,000 Polish army officers in several concentration camps…
The National Film and Television School has appointed Michael Kuhn as chairman of its board of governors, with Peter Bazalgette as his deputy.
The Berlin Intl. Film Festival will introduce an educational platform for up-and-coming talent during the 53rd event in February.