Lindsay Lohan is in negotiations to reteam with "Freaky Friday" helmer Mark S. Waters in Paramount's upcoming comedy "Mean Girls."
Miramax Films has picked up the six-hour Italian drama "Best of Youth" for distribution in English-speaking North America, the U.K., Ireland, Australia and New Zealand.
"Constantine" scribe Frank Cappello has pacted with New Regency Prods. to write and direct "Voices," based on his original pitch. Lorenzo di Bonaventura will produce.
Michael Bay is developing "Do Not Go Gentle," a Revolution Studios drama about a scientist from the Smithsonian who fulfills a lifelong dream to travel in space.
Grant Calof and Greg Lee have signed on to rewrite Constantin Film's comedy "Blind Sided" for producer David Permut.
Thesp Silvia Munt's lucid, clever helming debut "Elena Dimitrievna Diakonova: Gala" reps a valuable attempt to rescue a mystery woman -- "Gala," the muse of poet Paul Elouard and painter Salvador…
Warner Bros. Pictures has optioned Phillip Ardagh's trio of fanciful family adventure novels known as the Eddie Dickens trilogy and tapped Matthew Huffman to adapt the first book, "A House Called…
Army Archerd: Just for Variety
As a promotional showcase for young showbiz talent, "Gay Hollywood" is perfectly serviceable. But as a docu purporting to explore the new challenges and possibilities facing gay artists in a…
Arnold Schwarzenegger single-handedly hauled the European B.O. out of its summertime lethargy last weekend while it was a no-contest in Japan between Disney's "Pirates" and Universal's "The Hulk."
IFP/Los Angeles is inviting entries in 14 categories for the 19th annual Independent Spirit Awards, to be presented Feb. 28 in Santa Monica. IFP shares the February weekend with the Oscars.