Paramount and producer Donald De Line have hired scribes for two upcoming projects.
Miramax has pre-bought North American and Latin American distribution rights to "Bend It Like Beckham" helmer Gurinder Chadha's next pic, Pathe U.K.'s "Untitled Bollywood Musical."
"24" star Kiefer Sutherland will fill his summer hiatus starring alongside Angelina Jolie and Ethan Hawke in "Taking Lives" for Warner Bros. and Village Roadshow Pictures.
Sony Pictures Animation has added Pulitzer Prize-winning cartoonist Jules Feiffer to its roster of creatives and hired a raft of directors and writers for its slate of CG features in development.
Paramount Pictures has decided to "Get a Life," preemptively buying the family comedy pitch to develop with Par-based Jordan Kerner.
"Unforgiven" screenwriter David Webb Peoples is back in the saddle, adapting "The Lone Ranger" for Columbia Pictures and Red Wagon Entertainment.
After infiltrating the U.S. with HBO comedy series "Da Ali G Show," Sacha Baron Cohen has signed with Mosaic Media Group, where Jimmy Miller will look to turn his talents loose in feature films.
Mitch Levine is leaving the Palm Springs Intl. Film Festival, nine months after he joined as its CEO and executive director. Levine was responsible for both the Palm Springs Intl. Film Festival…
High-def will get another boost in early June with the Los Angeles edition of the HDFest, to be held at the Los Angeles Film School in Hollywood from June 5-8. The event will feature more than 30…
The ninth annual IFP Los Angeles Film Festival (LAFF) bows June 11 with a screening of Lions Gate pic "The Cooler" and wraps its 10-day run June 21 with an unspooling of IFC's "Camp," directed by…
Rob Reiner will be the first recipient of the Lights Camera Passion Award June 12 at the fourth annual Maui Film Festival.