Brad Bird, executive consultant of "The Simpsons," will make his feature directorial debut on New Line Cinema's action-comedy "Brothers in Crime," the studio confirmed Tuesday.
John Cleese has signed to be the voice of a frog in Nest Entertainment's first animated feature, "Swan Lake" (working title), it was announced by pic's producer Richard Rich.
Barry Snyder was recently named VP of Warner Bros. post-production services.
Multimedia Motion Pictures is quietly stepping up its longform production activity, with a dozen hours ordered and at least 30 more in development at broadcast and cable networks.
Universal's "The War" got a major escalation this week with Kevin Costner agreeing to take a supporting role in the film, playing a Vietnam vet returning home from the war.
Paramount Communications announced Tuesday it has moved its fiscal year-end and taken a sizable charge against earnings for its latest quarter.
The iconoclastic oeuvre of Percy Adlon provides another unusual human comedy in "Younger and Younger." Superficially a family drama of an errant, philandering father, the yarn spins out from its…
Patrick Bergin and Helen Mirren are set to star in "Raging Earth," the first feature from New York-based Eagle Films.
Richard Bornstein has been promoted to vice president of worldwide marketing for the Samuel Goldwyn Co., where he will oversee publicity, promotion and advertising.
Sting, Ted Danson, Don Henley, Robert Redford, Jane Fonda and Pele are among those scheduled to receive Earth Day International Awards at ceremonies to be held Thursday in Los Angeles and New York.
There were no post-holiday blues for several exclusive pictures -- including "Un Coeur en Hiver"-- as alternative fare attracted solid audiences on both coasts.