Universal Pictures has tapped Malcolm D. Lee to pen and helm romantic comedy "The Better Man."
"Super Size Me" helmer Morgan Spurlock has optioned bestseller "The Republican War on Science" to direct as a docu project next year. Tome, by Chris Mooney, explores the motivations behind the U.S…
Sacha Baron Cohen is set to star in "Curly Oxide and Vic Thrill," the fact-based story of a Hasidic Jew and a grizzled rock musician who form a band. "Mean Girls" scribe Tina Fey wrote the script…
Unfamiliar with Truman Capote when the project was brought to her, Baron instantly recognized that the script represented more than a simple biography. "I was stunned when (director) Bennett (Miller)…
Japanese thesp Ken Watanabe is exec producing his first film, the Japanese-language "Memories of Tomorrow" (Ashita no kioku). Set for release by Toei next May, it will also be Watanabe's first…
Universal Pictures has acquired Don Winston's spec script "Our Family Troubles" and will develop the drama as a starring vehicle for Reese Witherspoon. Witherspoon and her Type A Films partner…
Is Oscar the gold standard in its anointing of the best pic laurel? We juxtapose the Academy's choice with the four major critcs' orgs (the National Board of Review, usually first ouf of the gate, is…
Ellen Pompeo and Benjamin Bratt will join SAG President Alan Rosenberg to announce the nominees for the 12th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards.
Paramount has joined Hollywood's charge to establish movie production operations in China and appointed Dede Nickerson as its rep in the Middle Kingdom.
Irina Krohn will replace the retiring Jouni Mykkänen as managing director of the Finnish Film Foundation June 30.