Sundance has picked 13 projects for its summer Directors and Screenwriters Labs.
When acting coach-producer Susan Batson first heard that hip-hop mogul Sean "Diddy" Combs was interested in her services, which have been bestowed on stars such as Tom Cruise and Nicole Kidman, her…
Magnolia Pictures picked up North American rights to writer-director Peter Tolan's "Finding Amanda," which had its world preem in the Tribeca Film Festival.
Creative Artists Agency has landed the estate of comicbook creator Will Eisner as a client.
Mark Ross has been named VP of production at CBS Films. Ross will supervise the development and production of films for the fledgling division of CBS Corp. He will report directly to prexy-CEO Amy…
Javier Bardem has stepped out of the lead role of "Nine," the musical that "Chicago" helmer Rob Marshall will direct for the Weinstein Co.
MGM's going on a journey with "Executive VP David M. Murch's Adventures in Zametherea," snapping up the comedy spec from the writing team of Michael M.B. Galvin and Peter Speakman.
Senator Entertainment has come aboard to produce a feature version of Capcom's videogame "Clock Tower," with Martin Weisz ("The Hills Have Eyes 2") to direct.
Countering remarks by DreamWorks Animation topper Jeffrey Katzenberg, National Assn. of Theater Owners prexy John Fithian said exhibs aren't to blame for holding up the transition to digital movie…
Like a shopworn wedding gown disguised with a new sash, "Made of Honor" feels recycled from top to bottom.
The film biz seems to be embracing optimism as buyers, sellers and producers head for the Cannes market in numbers trending higher than last year. But is it really optimism or is there just more…