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.
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.
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.
Paramount Communications announced Tuesday it has moved its fiscal year-end and taken a sizable charge against earnings for its latest quarter.
As David Mickey Evans and Dale de la Torre get into development of "Cat and Mouse,"their first project under a two-year first-look deal at 20th Century Fox, the duo has hired Jill Arthur as head of…
Barry Snyder was recently named VP of Warner Bros. post-production services.
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…
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.
Blending melancholy humor with hard-edged nostalgia, "The Nostradamus Kid" is an autobiographical film of distinction. It should do excellent arthouse biz in Australia, where its writer-director Bob…
Michael J. Fox is currently reviewing his representation, his attorney confirmed late Tuesday.
Europeans may be able to identify the conniving players of 17th-century France in "Louis, Enfant Roi" without a scorecard, but non-history buffs offshore will be baffled. Central perf by Maxime…