The Jim Henson Co. has inked a two-year first-look deal with MGM to produce live-action films. Company already has a similar deal with the Walt Disney Co. to produce animated fare.
Avi Lerner's Millennium Films has reupped its 10-picture production deal with Randall Emmett and George Furla's Emmett/Furla Films.
Limelight Films has tapped Peter Gibson as production prexy, while Mike Azria and Josh Wade have joined the company as production executives.
Even "Star Wars" die-hards will see plenty of freshly uncovered archival material and insights in the comprehensive bonus features accompanying the DVD bow of the original "Star Wars" trilogy on…
Martin Landau and Judy Parfitt are toplining WWII drama "The Aryan Couple," a co-production of Atlantic Film and Mairis Films.
"Everwood" thesp Emily VanCamp is in final negotiations to play the young female lead in DreamWorks' horror sequel "The Ring 2."
Paramount Pictures has tapped Carrie-Anne Moss to star opposite Tom Cruise in "Mission: Impossible 3."
New Line Cinema has acquired North American distribution rights to Mike Leigh's 1950s-set drama "Vera Drake."
Tim Kirkman, director of the 1998 documentary "Dear Jesse," will make his feature-helming bow with "Loggerheads."
In an unusual 11th-hour move, 20th Century Fox said Monday that it's debuting Denzel Washington starrer "Man on Fire" two days early in Gotham and L.A., unspooling in single venues in those markets…