ERRATIC EASTER OPENERS The Easter frame is often crowded as distribs court kids on spring break, but their average opening has been hard to predict. This weekend, three newcomers face potent…
Chuck Dolan's WE: Women's Entertainment has bought "Between Strangers," starring Sophia Loren and Mira Sorvino, as a U.S. TV premiere, and has commissioned "The Tinsley Bumble Show," a comedy set in…
AFTRA has tapped Cedric the Entertainer and Roberta Flack to receive kudos at its inaugural AFTRA Media and Entertainment Excellence Awards for entertainment and recording artists, respectively.
Memorial services for cinematographer Jean-Yves Escoffier are 5 p.m. Friday at the Pacific Asia Museum, 46 N. Los Robles Ave. in Pasadena. He died April 4 of heart failure at his Los Angeles home at…
Scott Steindorff's Stone Village Prods. has preemptively acquired screen rights to "The Puppet Master: The Secret Life of J. Edgar Hoover," with the intention of bringing the controversial FBI…
Bruce Willis has decided to forget the amnesia thriller "Me Again," just two months before the Intermedia production was set to shoot.
Comedy Central has paid Warner Bros. Pictures $1 million to buy a four-year exclusive window to "Blue Collar Comedy Tour: The Movie."
Millennium Films has acquired "Aftermath," a script by J.D. Zeik ("Ronin") that will be directed by Alexander Witt, a second unit director who's stepping up to the big leagues.
"Memento" helmer Chris Nolan will next tackle the world of magicians. Nolan will direct "The Prestige," an adaptation of the Christopher Priest novel that has been packaged by Newmarket.
Drawing on the actor's indelible association with the spoof genre and his history with director David Zucker, Dimension Films has cast Leslie Nielsen in "Scary Movie 3," currently lensing in…