After setting up several film adaptations of its comicbooks around town, Devil's Due Publishing is settling down in Hollywood, tapping Stephen Christy to run the company's Los Angeles office.
Cheryl Hines will make her feature directorial debut with the indie "Serious Moonlight," from a screenplay penned by the late Adrienne Shelly, who was murdered last year in New York.
National Geographic Cinema Ventures has picked up upcoming concert docu "U2 3D," which it will distribute both domestically and internationally.
Mario Van Peebles has signed on to direct his sci-fi screenplay "The Uniter," which Don Kushner and Brad Wyman ("Monster") are producing.
Libyan prexy Moammar Gadhafi is bankrolling a new film about the Italian occupation of Libya to the tune of $50 million.
Warner Bros. has set Greg Berlanti to direct "Green Lantern," a live-action take on the DC Comics superhero.
Sidney Lumet's dark crime drama "Before the Devil Knows You're Dead" posted the best per-screen average among specialty pics slugging it out at the weekend box office, while Roadside Attractions'…
"Ratatouille" remained ruler of the international box office for the fourth straight weekend, easily winning the frame with a tasty $21.9 million at 4,770 playdates in 31 markets.
Twisted Pictures is twisted indeed. Imagine a film franchise that cost just under $25 million to produce, but has made almost $500 million at the worldwide box office.
The Art Directors Guild has tapped Ray Harryhausen to receive its Outstanding Contribution to Cinematic Imagery Award.
Jason Reitman's zippy comedy "Juno," about a sharp-tongued 16-year-old dealing with an unwanted pregnancy, won the top prize at the Rome Film Festival, which ended Saturday.