Robert Redford will play Brooklyn Dodgers general manager Branch Rickey in a feature that chronicles the breaking of baseball's color barrier. The pic is an untitled drama about Jackie Robinson…
Author John Grisham and director Hugh Wilson are in the hole at least $6 million after deciding to finance and self-distribute "Mickey," a family film Grisham scripted and Wilson directed.
Columbia has optioned the movie rights to Brit writer Nick Hornby's bestseller "How to Be Good," for Laura Ziskin to produce.
Elizabeth Allen will direct "Aquamarine," a comedy for Fox 2000.
DVD distrib Koch Lorber Films is bulking up its platter of U.S. rights to foreign language and art films, sealing a disc deal for Denys Arcand pics "The Decline of the American Empire" and "Jesus of…
Los Angeles Mayor Jim Hahn, Police Chief William Bratton and City Attorney Rocky Delgadillo became the latest government officials to announce piracy arrests in a news conference Thursday.
New Haven, Conn.-based creative media production company MediaLiquid, run by Yale graduates and the America Prepared Campaign, has unveiled a nationwide contest for short films that encourage…
The winners of the eighth annual Entertainment Industry Council's PRISM awards were announced Thursday night at the Hollywood Palladium.
Raja Gosnell, who most recently helmed "Scooby Doo 2: Monsters Unleashed," is in final negotiations to direct comedy "Big Baby" for Warner Bros.
Lions Gate Films has purchased the feature rights to Andrew Klavan's novel "Man and Wife," with James Foley set to direct. Klavan, who wrote the novel "Don't Say a Word" upon which that film was…