"Disturbia" scribe Christopher Landon will make his directorial debut with the indie dark comedy "Burning Palms," which he penned.
"The Office" co-exec producers Lee Eisenberg and Gene Stupnitsky are mining the classroom for laughter, as Columbia Pictures has purchased their feature spec script "Bad Teacher."
Steven Spielberg has directed a film short on the country's military veterans that is scheduled to unspool tonight at the Democratic National Convention.
Twentieth Century Fox's "Babylon A.D." was a negative pickup -- and it's turning out more negative than expected.
Five days in the life of an average Parisian family are put under the microscope in "The First Day of the Rest of Your Life."
"Tropic Thunder" multihyphenate Ben Stiller will be feted by the Museum of the Moving Image at a gala dinner Nov. 12 in Gotham.
Warner Bros. is coming aboard to finance and produce the Coco Chanel biopic "Coco Avant Chanel," starring Audrey Tautou, with production starting Sept. 15 in Paris.
Producer Borje Hansson has been named new head of production at Bonnier-owned production and distrib company Svensk, succeeding Johan Mardell, who left earlier this year.
Voodoo Pictures has acquired rights to Alan Donnes' football tome "Patron Saints: How the Saints Gave New Orleans a Reason to Believe."
Tuesday is the deadline for filmmakers to submit their short subject and feature documentaries for consideration for this year's Academy Awards.
The Venice Film Festival kicks off today Wednesday (Aug 27) with fewer Hollywood pics and more Italian ones on display amid a mix of preems that should pacify the paparazzi while satisfying…