Kevin Sullivan, who directed Fox's "How Stella Got Her Groove Back," has been tapped to helm MGM's urban laffer "Barbershop 2."
After spending six years as Steven Spielberg's assistant and then becoming a producer on his films, Bonnie Curtis has inked a two-year nonexclusive DreamWorks producing deal.
Warner Bros. is releasing four Barbra Streisand titles on DVD for the first time.
Columbia Pictures and Red Wagon Prods. plan to produce the studio's first movie musical in three decades and have tapped 23-year-old Jon M. Chu to direct an update of the 1960 tuner "Bye Bye Birdie."
The Second Annual Back East Picture Show will run April 24-27 in Hoboken, NJ.
Universal Pictures has paid mid to high six figures to pick up family comedy spec "The Great Hartford Elementary Heist," penned by first-time feature scribes John Pardee and Joey Murphy.
Screenwriters Sam Brown and Jack Angelo have been tapped by New Line to pen "Lucky," based on an original idea by New Line exec Mark Kaufman.
New Zealand actor Daniel Gillies will star as Kirsten Dunst's love interest in Columbia Pictures' "Spider-Man 2."
Dana Goldberg has been promoted to exec VP and head of production for Warner Bros.-based Village Roadshow Pictures and inked a new three-year contract.
Michael Imperioli and Mark Perez have signed on to direct exclusively for City Lights Prods., the commercial division of City Lights Media Group.
Patrice Chereau, whose last two films earned him the Silver Bear Award for best director at the Berlin Film Festival, has set his sights on "Hunger," a contemporary adaptation of the Knut Hamsun…