Keenen Ivory, Shawn and Marlon Wayans have set up one of their signature spoof films at Paramount Pictures.
Dana Lambert has joined Autonomous Films and sister company After Dark Films as veep of acquisitions.
J2 Pictures has tapped producer James Reach as its head of production.
Stanley Tucci will reteam with his "The Devil Wears Prada" co-star Meryl Streep for Columbia Pictures' "Julie & Julia." Amy Adams also will star in the pic to be directed by Nora Ephron.
Producer Thomas Schuehly ("Alexander") has acquired the remake rights to Fritz Lang's "Metropolis" and is partnering with Mario Kassar on an updated version of the 1927 silent sci-fi classic.
Polish director Andrzej Jakimowski walked away with the Golden Prometheus and the first-ever cash prize of $7,000 for best film at the closing of the 8th Tbilisi Intl. Film Festival on Saturday night.
Friday night's closing festivities of the 31st Cairo Film Festival saw Florent-Emilio Siri"s Toronto-preemed antiwar pic "Intimate Enemies" take home awards for director and the Golden Pyramid for…
San Francisco-based Viz Pictures will distrib "Maiko Haaaan!!!," Kankuro Kudo's hit laffer about a salaryman obsessed with geisha, according to Japanese press reports.
Will Smith's "I Am Legend" received a full-scale consumer press junket in Hong Kong on Friday, but despite the best efforts of its star and producers the film won't open in China anytime soon.
The specialty biz lit up over the weekend as Fox Searchlight's offbeat dramedy "Juno" and Focus Features' period piece "Atonement" made strong debuts.
On Sunday, the Washington, D.C. Area Film Critics Assn. announced its selection of "No Country for Old Men" as best film of 2007.