Rachel Shane has been named exec VP of creative affairs at Douglas Wick and Lucy Fisher's Red Wagon Entertainment. She was previously VP, having started at the company as a creative executive in 2000.
Sony Pictures Entertainment, Universal Pictures and Spyglass are in talks to mount a "Bruce Almighty" sequel based on the Bobby Florsheim/Josh Stolberg script "The Passion of the Ark."
MGM has bought the spec script "Step in the Name of Love" as a vehicle for R&B singer Usher to star in and exec produce. Carl Seaton and Kenny Young wrote the script.
"Drumline" helmer Charles Stone will direct "Tekken," a feature adaptation of the Namco fighting vidgame, with Dimension Films taking the exclusive option for domestic distribution.
WB's 'Troy' muscles into theaters as 'Helsing' faces sophomore downtick
Women Make Movies has picked up North American distribution rights to Tribeca Film Fest doc winner "The Man Who Stole My Mother's Face."
While plans for him to tackle the long-stalled film of cult novel "A Confederacy of Dunces" appear to have receded, David Gordon Green has been attached to write and direct feature adaptations of two…
TriStar's famous winged horse will fly again soon. This time, the division will be piloted by Screen Gems exec VP Valerie Van Galder. She is expected to be named prexy of Sony's until-recently…
Just when you thought it was safe to go back to the beach . . . DreamWorks is preparing a traffic-snarling publicity stunt at the Carlton Hotel today as part of the promotional assault on the Cannes…
In a significant departure for Japan's movie biz, Japanese producer Taka Ichise ("Ringu") is creating a financing and production company, Entertainment Farm, to make Japanese- and English-lingo…
Dimension Films is going it alone on "The Brothers Grimm." The dark fairytale update went into production last summer with Dimension and MGM splitting costs and territories.