New Line Cinema has paid low- against mid-six figures for the spec script "Jive Turkey" by scribe Wayne Conley as a potential starring vehicle for "Drumline" thesp Nick Cannon.
Intermedia Films has hired Adam and Melanie Wilson to adapt Hans Christian Andersen's "The Snow Queen," with ice skater Katarina Witt attached to star.
In her first deal since the release of "Lost in Translation," Scarlett Johansson is close to joining the cast of Universal's "Synergy," Chris and Paul Weitz's next pic.
Members of Mexico's threatened film community have asked congressmen to stop President Vicente Fox's proposed cuts, as a separate federal agency proposed budget increases for the country's top film…
United Artists has tapped Philippa Bateman as its acquisitions rep Down Under and, separately, inked a first-look deal with her development/production banner April Films.
Boeing wants out of the digital cinema business. The aerospace giant is believed to have sunk at least tens of millions of dollars into developing turnkey d-cinema systems since entering the biz a…
"Finding Nemo" is well on its way to becoming the top-selling DVD ever, with consumers spending roughly $300 million buying and renting the movie on DVD and VHS during its first week in stores.
A profanity-laced song written by Bob Odenkirk and David Cross and performed by Jack Black in "Run Ronnie Run!" will be up against a children's tune sung by Olivia Newton John in "The Land Before…
Material that might have made for an intriguing morality play is rendered as a by-the-numbers and fatally overlong pursuit thriller. Toplining a strong, but underutilized Michael Caine as a Vichy war…
Hollywood studios are threatening to quit Quebec over a conflict with the local producers body, which wants to represent them when they film in the area.