Paramount Pictures has purchased Jay Dyer's spec "Hot for Teacher," with J.J. Abrams to produce via his studio-based Bad Robot shingle.
A stuntman remains in serious condition in an Italian hospital after the latest in a series of accidents on the set of James Bond pic "Quantum of Solace."
Fear of an actors strike pushed first-quarter feature production in Hollywood up by 11%, but TV production plunged due to the WGA strike, according to permitting agency FilmL.A.
Overture Films has signed Bob Teitel and George Tillman's State Street Pictures to a three-year first-look deal.
Tilda Swinton will star in Italo helmer Luca Guadagnino's "Io sono l'amore" (I Am Love), a romantic drama in which she will play a foreign society matron in Milan who falls for a young chef.
Lisa Judson is exiting as head of Warner Bros. Animation after only 10 months in the position, with her responsibilities to be consolidated under Warner Bros. Television prexy Peter Roth.
Salman Khan will receive the Variety Zee Cine Award at the Bollywood kudos, which this year will be held in London's Docklands on Saturday.
ThinkFilm chair David Bergstein has tapped theatrical topper Mark Urman to take over as prexy in the wake of Think co-founder and prexy Jeff Sackman's abrupt departure last week.
Deluxe returned to its Gotham roots on Thursday, hosting a ribbon-cutting at its new West Village shop before a crowd of notables, including Mayor Michael Bloomberg, the Coen brothers, Brett Ratner…
Universal's "Baby Mama" and New Line/Warner Bros.' "Harold & Kumar Escape From Guantanamo Bay" will vie for the loudest laugh when opening at the domestic box office today in what's shaping up to be…