Michael Fleming: Dish
DreamWorks has optioned Mickey Birnbaum's futuristic comedy spec, "Used Guys," for Ben Stiller's Red Hour Films. Stiller is flirting with a starring role in the pic.
New Line is shelling out $5 million-$7 million for North American and Italian rights to a toned-down, modern refiguring of "The Texas Chainsaw Massacre."
PROVIDED BY: NIELSEN MEDIA RESEARCH
Sunday Night Football
Sunday Night Football1Rating: 7.6 Share: 21 Viewers (Millions): 19.4 Network: NBC
60 Minutes2Rating: 2.8 Share: 8 Viewers (Millions): 10.8 Network: CBS
Big Brother3Rating: 2.2 Share: 6 Viewers (Millions): 7.3 Network: CBS
Stan Zimmerman and Jim Berg have sold their youth action-comedy pitch "Cops & Robbers" to Walt Disney Pictures, with Mike Mitchell ("Deuce Bigalow") attached to direct and Immortal Entertainment to…
"Dreadnought" was considered dead in the water last fall, a collateral casualty of the events of Sept. 11, but Columbia Pictures is now throwing a life preserver to naval action thriller.
In a happy ending suitable for a Dr. Seuss book, Mike Myers is set to play the stovetop hat-wearing title character in "The Cat in the Hat," a live-action version of the Seuss classic, which has been…
On the heels of new data showing a surge in movie marketing costs, a panel of studio marketing chiefs convened at ShoWest on Wednesday to assess the effectiveness of all that spending.
Universal Pictures-based producer Laura Bickford has acquired Tatiana Blackington's "Mata Hari," an original script on the life of the notorious spy and courtesan, to develop at U.
Army Archerd: Just for Variety
Producer Jeremy Thomas and his sales company HanWay have stepped in to rescue "Cromwell and Fairfax," the $21 million historical drama that collapsed three weeks into production.