Radar Pictures has optioned the surfer memoir "In Search of Captain Zero: A Surfer's Road Trip Beyond the End of the Road," with Sean Penn attached to star and produce.
Jennifer Lopez will star opposite Ben Affleck in director Martin Brest's "Gigli" for Revolution Studios. Pic is skedded to lens next month.
Fox-based John Davis Entertainment has ponied up six figures from its discretionary fund for spec script "Fire and Water," penned by tyro scribes Jared Butler and Lars Norberg.
Steve Martin will star opposite Queen Latifah in the Touchstone Pictures/Hyde Park comedy "In the Houze," with helmer Adam Shankman ("The Wedding Planner") currently circling the project.
Film processing lab Technicolor has opened the doors to Technique, a new digital mastering division set up to help studios reduce the number of film prints they need to color correct each time a pic…
In a high-six-figure deal, Warner Bros. has sewn up screen rights to "The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants," the bestselling young-adult Delacorte novel by Ann Brashares. Film will be produced by…
BAFTA/LA's 11th annual Britannia Awards honoring George Lucas and HBO Original Programming has been postponed to April 12. Decision was made jointly by BAFTA/LA and this year's honorees.
Myriad Pictures is near a deal to take over the majority of the financing and foreign sales of Francis Ford Coppola's Zoetrope Pictures' 10-pic slate from German shingle VCL.
"Star Wars" fans rejoiced Monday at the official word that a new trailer for "Episode II" will screen Friday before Disney/Pixar's "Monsters, Inc."
Spirited bows by "A.I. Artificial Intelligence" in France and Belgium and an encouraging world preem by the Coen brothers' "The Man Who Wasn't There" in the U.K. injected some life into a generally…
Myriad Pictures is set to fully finance a film adaptation of Lawrence Thornton's "Imagining Argentina" with Antonio Banderas on board to play the lead and Christopher Hampton to helm, based on his…