"To tell you the truth, I said there have been enough incarnations of 'The Producers.' What's next, Claymation? I thought maybe we could do a PBS show to capture the memorable performances of Nathan…
Writer Michael Seitzman brought the project to Wechsler and his producing partners. Wechsler recalls, "I sat down and we listened to Michael's take on it ... and I read it that night and called…
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…
Are movies getting a grip on the ungraspable Middle East? A handful of films does not another New Wave make, but lately several, including "Paradise Now" and "Syriana," have moved beyond…
Universal Pictures has tapped Malcolm D. Lee to pen and helm romantic comedy "The Better Man."
Whether he's producing a sweeping historic drama about a Depression-era boxer or a documentary investigating the social impact of the porn classic "Deep Throat," Grazer -- best known for his…
'Grand Hotel,' 'Gone with the Wind,' 'Casablanca,' 'Gigi,' 'The Apartment,' 'West Side Story,' 'Annie Hall,' 'Out of Africa,' 'The English Patient,' 'Titanic.'
Hanson and Fenelon signed on to do "In Her Shoes" after Ridley Scott's Scott Free Prods. and Fox 2000 developed the project and sent them Susannah Grant's screenplay.
Bruce Willis will star in "Morgan's Summit," a drama written and to be directed by Tom Schulman. Shooting starts in L.A. in early spring. Laura Ziskin will produce the film, a co-production between…
"Several years ago, George (Clooney) had written a TV movie about Murrow, but it never went anywhere. Then, about 3½ years ago, he thought it would be a good time to readdress that topic, and we just…