Universal Pictures has pacted with producer Michael Besman ("Bounce") and scribe Nicole Eastman to produce an update of the 1935 romantic comedy "The Gilded Lily." Although Paramount Pictures…
Stokely Chaffin and Michele Weiss have joined New Line Cinema as senior members of the company's production team. Both incoming execs will report to Toby Emmerich, prexy of New Line Prods. They are…
Bokeem Woodbine ("3000 Miles to Graceland") and Verne Troyer ("Austin Powers 2: The Spy Who Shagged Me") are in final negotiations to co-star in the Millennium Films picture "In God We Trust."
Entertainment conglom Village Roadshow is launching civil actions against 12 individuals and companies in the U.S. and Oz to recover stolen funds after fraudsters scammed at least AU$11 million ($5.5…
In a spotty weekend overseas, "Miss Congeniality" easily won the B.O. sweepstakes in Australia while "Enemy at the Gates" took pole position in a depressed U.K. market and "What Women Want" wowed…
As Adam Sandler wrapped shooting the Oahu scenes last week for the untitled Paul Thomas Anderson movie from Joe Roth's Revolution Studios, the closely guarded storyline of the $25 million film has…
The biannual First Look Film Festival will screen 28 shorts by students at USC's School of Cinema-Television April 3-6 at the Directors Guild of America. Subject matter ranges from comedy to drama to…
Four of Spain's biggest TV and film production houses -- the Arbol, Boca and Cartel-Telson groups and Cerezo -- are in talks to pool their productions and catalogs in a joint rights-brokering…
Lawrence Grey, former VP at the Fox 2000-based Zucker/Netter Prods., has been tapped as director of production at Fox Searchlight.
This year's Hot Docs Documentary Festival will feature a new conference, Cutting Truths, to bring docu filmmaking and the digital revolution together.
Suddenly, Miramax and its smaller New York neighbor Good Machine are acting, well, downright neighborly. Before announcing a first-look deal earlier this month, Miramax had kept Good Machine at arm's…
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