Paramount has decided to reel in "Triggerfish," tapping Emmy-nommed siblings Joe and Anthony Russo to direct the thriller with Robert Evans producing.
Sid Ganis' shingle Out of the Blue Entertainment is producing a remake of "The Toy" for Columbia. TV scribes Bob Burris and Michael Ware are penning the script, and Ganis will produce.
Matt Dillon has signed to star opposite Michael Keaton and Lindsay Lohan in Disney's "Herbie: Fully Loaded," the studio's retooled "Love Bug" franchise.
A hearing officer for the California labor commissioner has found in favor of Phillip Gittelman, former manager of wrestler-thesp Tyler Mane, which could allow Gittelman to continue pursuing a…
Ralph Fiennes will portray the wicked warlock Voldemort in Warners' next installment in the "Harry Potter" franchise.
"Van Helsing" writer-director Stephen Sommers and his producing partner Bob Ducsay have landed the rights to Flash Gordon, and will adapt a feature film based on the iconic comic book superhero for…
Paramount Pictures has reorganized its top financial and strategic execs by reassigning the duties handled by longtime studio co-head Jonathan Dolgen, who ankled two months ago.
The first Tanzanian-South African film production joint venture has been launched to produce "African Tales," a series of short films.
Bavaria Film Intl. is expanding its dealings with Latin American pics with the acquisition of world rights to "El perro" (The Dog) by Argentine director Carlos Sorin ("Historias minimas").
Location News: Michelle Nickelson, president and chief operating officer of Nickelson Entertainment Group/Mirage, is ready to become a reality TV star.
Just for Variety: And now for a little equal time and space here ... There will be two six-minute films shown at the GOP-Gotham goings-on Aug. 23-Sept. 2. One is a tribute to late President Reagan…