Motion Picture Corp. of America co-founder Steve Stabler has optioned the feature spec script "Inbred Jed, Plane Stupid," by Butch and Ben McCain and Steve Brasfield.
Elizabeth Hurley and Jenna Elfman (TV's "Dharma & Greg") are in talks to star with Matthew McConaughey and Ellen DeGeneres in Ron Howard's "Ed-TV" for Universal Pictures and Imagine Entertainment.
Cerulean Corp., arguably the busiest digital-colorization processor in the industry, is forming a joint venture with the Grinberg Film Libraries, the nation's largest privately held film archive, to…
UA is getting totally tubular with its purchase of a surf-movie pitch, "Girls in the Curl," about young women who break into the rigorous sport of competitive wave-riding, the studio confirmed…
Though lawyers for writer Barbara Chase-Riboud have asked a federal court to stop the release of the film "Amistad," her attorney Pierce O'Donnell admitted Tuesday that winning such injunction…
Olivia Williams, who was plucked from the British stage by Kevin Costner to be his co-star in "The Postman," has landed the female lead alongside Bill Murray in "Rushmore," the Touchstone film to be…
Telescene Film Group of Montreal has teamed with Paris-based Medialab to produce a new futuristic, one-hour police drama series, "Escaping Eden," which will make use of live-action characters set…
Helmer-producer-actor Rob Reiner has signed with ICM, where he will be repped by agency president and co-CEO Jim Wiatt.
Sony Pictures Entertainment announced Tuesday that it has upped Bob Wynne to co-president, in a move designed to give president-chief operating officer John Calley more time to devote to the film biz.
Regal Cinemas Inc. completed a new $250 million credit line, expanding its existing $150 million debt facility, it said Thursday.
Canal Plus, which owns the Latin American rights to the movie libraries of Carolco Pictures and Dino De Laurentiis, has sold 88 titles to TNT Latin America, among them "Rambo III," "Total Recall,"…