Marc Rocco will direct an adaptation of Jim Thompson noir novel "The Killer Inside Me." Robert Weinbach wrote the script, and his Cyclone Prods. will produce with Chris Hanley's Muse Film Prods.
Paramount has hired its first chief technology officer, tapping former Warner Bros. techie Alan Bell for the newly created post.
Universal Pictures and Imagine Entertainment have set Oliver Hirschbiegel to direct and Braulio Mantovani (“City of God”) to write “The School.” Brian Grazer will produce the drama, about the…
ThinkFilm has bought worldwide rights to Slamdance Film Festival feature entry "You Are Here," a comedic romp set against the backdrop of the L.A. nightclub scene.
Filmmaker Zack Snyder's newly formed shingle Cruel & Unusual Films has inked a two-year first-look deal with Warner Bros. Pictures.
Penelope Cruz is expected to take the femme lead in what will most likely be Pedro Almodovar's next pic, "La Piel que habito." Almodovar announced the project in early December. At that stage, it was…
Hollywood is expected to again air its dirty laundry in court as the trial over "Sahara" gets under way this week.
Martin Barab, who recently left his post running production for Bauer Martinez, has been named prexy of international production and distribution at American World Pictures.
"Dororo," a fantasy period actioner produced by the TBS web, is the first Japanese B.O. smash of 2007, scoring ¥453 million ($3.74 million) on 337,000 admissions its opening weekend.
Less than a week before the Super Bowl, only two movie ads are confirmed for the game -- a steep decline from last year, when eight pricey plugs yielded decidedly mixed results.
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences has tapped Janet Weiss director of marketing. Weiss will work year-round on the Oscarcast, devising strategies to maintain and build its national TV aud…