Sam Nazarian's Element Films, State Street Pictures and LIFT are teaming to produce comedy "College" from tyro scribes Dan Callahan and Adam Ellison. Lionsgate will release the pic through its output…
Untitled Entertainment has struck a deal with Picture Entertainment Corp. to bring William Faulkner's classic novel "The Sound and the Fury" to the bigscreen. W. Merritt Johnson will adapt.
Josh Brolin is joining Russell Crowe and Denzel Washington in Universal and Imagine Entertainment's "American Gangster," being directed by Ridley Scott and produced by Brian Grazer.
New Line has completed casting of key roles for "Hairspray," with Christopher Walken to play Wilbur Turnblad in the Adam Shankman-directed film. Walken joins John Travolta, Queen Latifah, Amanda…
In his sophomore outing "Yellow," Alfredo de Villa rechannels "Flashdance" as a Puerto Rican dancer tries to make it in Gotham. Co-written, produced and thesped by Roselyn Sanchez, relentlessly…
While the expansion of physical production space remains at a standstill in L.A., Gotham is growing. The New York City Council on Wednesday approved Silvercup West -- a $1 billion, 2.7…
Documentaries about illegal aliens crossing over from Mexico are plentiful these days as the national debate over immigration waxes hotter. What distinguishes "El Inmigrante" is less the dramatic…
Universal's latest direct-to-vid spinoff for "Bring It On" generated $12 million in consumer spending its first week -- the second best haul for a live-action straight-to-disc release.
Warner Bros. Pictures is partnering with DreamWorks on the long-gestating film version of musical "Sweeney Todd." Paramount will distribute for DreamWorks domestically, with Warner taking…
While it makes no pretense of being anything other than a schlocky slash-'em-up horror flick, "Wilderness" nevertheless marks a substantial improvement over helmer Michael J. Bassett's poor debut…
Wilmer Valderrama, a nightlife scene denizen, has set up at Universal a pic based on PartyBuddys, a real-life Gotham nightclub guide service started by James King and Jason Roefaro.