Gregory Mcdonald, known best for his best-selling "Fletch" novels, died Sept. 7 in Pulaski, Tenn. after a long battle with cancer. He was 71.
Producers David Permut and Mark Travis are mobilizing a one-man show about actor-turned-president Ronald Reagan.
New Line Cinema has optioned "How to Be Single," a Liz Tuccillo novel about modern dating and relationships that will be produced by Flower Films partners Nancy Juvonen and Drew Barrymore.
Universal has cut a deal to mount a live-action film based on Sid and Marty Krofft's '70s kidshow "Sigmund and the Sea Monsters."
Steven Soderbergh is in the early stages of developing a biopic about Liberace for Warner Bros., which he will direct.
Eros Pictures has green-lighted the production of "Aladin 2," a sequel to its big budget film "Aladin" that parent company Eros Int'l has set for a global release later this year.
Pic's strengths as a '50s Euro-style meller paradoxically make "Genova" a somewhat iffy proposition for Stateside release.
A fine cast makes sure Noel Coward's champagne remains bubbly in "Easy Virtue."
The American Film Institute will present its second Night at the Movies at the ArcLight Theater in Hollywood on Oct. 1.
As the final deal points on "The Hurt Locker" sale to Summit were being hammered out Tuesday night, helmer Kathryn Bigelow and scribe Mark Boal were toasting the pic's stellar reception at the…