Touchstone Pictures and Summit Entertainment have tapped Emmy-winner Rachel Griffiths ("Six Feet Under") to star in their "Untitled Music High Project," now shooting in Baltimore.
Renee Zellweger has her eye on "The Eye" for Paramount. Studio signed thesp for its remake of the Pang brothers' thriller, to be produced by Paramount-based Cruise/Wagner Prods. with Hideo Nakata…
Fox Animation has tapped Matthew Weiss to write "Emily the Strange," based on the sullen teenage character created by Rob Reger. Pic will be mainly live-action with some animation elements.
Universal has set Matthew Michael Carnahan to write an Americanized feature version of the acclaimed British miniseries "State of Play." Andrew Hauptman is producing with Tracy Falco through Mission…
Fresh off the success of "Wedding Crashers," New Line has bought a pitch from scribes David Diamond and David Weissman ("Family Man") that's similar in tone.
Nu Image/Millennium is expanding its turf to London, where the shingle is opening an office to be headed up by David Lamping, the company's newly appointed prexy of distribution.
Mike Myers will star as the Who's drummer Keith Moon in an untitled feature being mobilized by Spitfire Pictures. Roger Daltrey is producing with Spitfire's Nigel Sinclair. Bill Gerber also is…
TUBE TRIES 'Serenity' is the latest movie based on a TV show. Some tube-to-bigscreen adaptations hit big, but 2005 hasn't been the dandiest of years. NOTABLE TV COMEDIAN CINEMATIC DEBUTS…
Danish helmer Lars Johansson's "The German Secret" won the Nordic Documentary Award at the 16th Nordisk Panorama -- 5 Cities Film Festival, the largest event for Nordic shorts and docs.
Brimming with fanciful ideas about life, romance and the rejuvenating power of music, "Sueno" sings a lovely tune but chokes on its own banal lyrics. Facile rags-to-riches tale doubles as a bracingly…