Advance ticket sales for Warner Bros.' "Watchmen" are outpacing those for "300" -- both from Zack Snyder -- by four to one.
The fourth installment of "High School Musical" will return the franchise to where it started: the Disney Channel.
Finnish multihyphenate Ake Lindman died Tuesday after a long illness. He was 81. He was one of Finland's most successful and popular TV and film actors as well as a director, scribe and producer.
HighRoad Entertainment has optioned rights to the pic "Silent Thunder," based on the story of Leonard "Len" W. Miller, the first black owner of an auto-racing team.
Barry Sonnenfeld has been attached to direct and produce an English-language remake of Korean box office hit "Scandal Makers."
Wal-Mart heiress Christy Walton will finance and exec produce her first feature film, an adaptation of the Rudolfo Anaya novel "Bless Me, Ultima."
Shoreline Entertainment will produce a feature-length documentary about producer-director Stanley Kramer in collaboration with his widow, Karen Sharpe Kramer, who's exec producing.
Neil Patrick Harris has been tapped to host this year's TV Land Awards.
Zack Snyder will receive the 2009 director of the year award at the upcoming ShoWest confab.
CBS Films has acquired film rights to Simon & Schuster's upcoming book "The Christmas Cookie Club" by first-time novelist Ann Pearlman.
Logan Lerman and Brandon T. Jackson have landed the leading roles in Fox 2000's "Percy Jackson."