Director Peter Bogdanovich, who is making a comeback in Hollywood with a telepic for ABC, is in talks to helm the feature "Face Facts" for Winchester Entertainment with Stanley Tucci set to star.
Morgan Creek Prods. seemed to be on its way down, but company chairman James Robinson is trying not to let that happen.
Twenty-nine films including 11 features will compete for awards at the second Hollywood Film Festival, which unspools Aug. 6-10.
Joni Sighvatsson has ankled his post as president of Paramount-based Lakeshore Entertainment, a position he had held since the company was founded in January 1995.
Warner Bros. has purchased an action thriller spec script titled "Smuggler's Moon" for Witt-Thomas Films from former top gun fighter pilot Bill Jones.
Jeremy Davies, the young thesp who has a featured role in Steven Spielberg's "Saving Private Ryan," is set to star opposite Milla Jovovich in Wim Wenders' "Million Dollar Hotel."
British comedian and thesp Hugh Laurie will star opposite Geena Davis in Columbia Pictures' "Stuart Little."
"Boogie Nights" star Mark Wahlberg and actor/filmmaker/rapper Ice Cube are in final negotiations to star with George Clooney in the Gulf War drama "Three Kings" for Warner Bros.
DreamWorks has picked up Neal Gumpel's romantic comedy pitch "Uncoupled," with David Permut and George Gallo attached to produce.
"Happiness" producer Good Machine has tapped veteran industry execs Bob Berney and Eddie Kalish to handle the domestic distribution and marketing, respectively, of the controversial Todd Solondz…
Paget Brewster has been cast opposite Christine Taylor, Joey Lawrence and model Claudia Schiffer in Franchise Film's Bill Fishman helmed "Desperate but not Serious."