Universal has decided to take a trip to "The Dream Factory," buying a comedy pitch by Daniel Robert Cohn for Robert Cort and Scarlett Lacey to produce for Robert Cort Prods.
Jim Fall, who most recently helmed Disney's "The Lizzie McGuire Movie," has come aboard to direct indie romantic comedy "Jupiter's Mom," penned by Heidi Ferrer.
Director Marcus Nispel, who most recently helmed horror hit "The Texas Chainsaw Massacre," has set up an original pitch, "Subterranean," with scribe John Jarrell at Disney-based Beacon Pictures.
Universal Pictures is teaming up with "Avenue Q" songwriters Robert Lopez and Jeff Marx for an untitled musical comedy.
Miramax Films may have set a record by selling a total of six cable networks the rights to one movie, "Jersey Girl," in the shared network window for a combined license fee of about $3.6 million.
The Tribeca Film Festival has secured a splashy kid-friendly centerpiece for this year's Family Festival sidebar, with a special screening May 4 of Warner's upcoming comedy "New York Minute,"…
The U.K. government has refused to certify Nick Willing's "River King" as an Anglo-Canadian co-production, plunging the pic's financing into jeopardy.
Mike Connors, who's been Jack Valenti's right-hand man in Asia for the past 14 years, is stepping down from the Motion Picture Assn. at the end of this month.
Sounding an ambitious tone, Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger promised Thursday to put the brakes on runaway production through tax incentives as he introduced a quintet of high-profile appointees to the…
A working-class comedy, "Spin the Bottle" snuggles itself a bit too comfortably into tired routines. Centered on a ragamuffin and recidivist named Rats, a character developed by writer/actor Michael…
Being an operative in the French secret service is a cool job -- except when it isn't -- in "Secret Agents." Caper pic is almost too stylish for its own good as ambitious lensing, elliptical editing…