Johnny Depp's production company Infinitum Nihil has acquired screen rights to the Nick Tosches novel "In the Hand of Dante." The novel will be developed as a potential star vehicle for Depp.
Planet Hollywood topper Robert Earl has made his first venture into producing features, signing on as a co-producer for Nu Image/Millennium's "The Expendables," starring Sylvester Stallone, Jason…
Lifetime has cast Brittany Murphy and Jason Lewis to star in "Nora Roberts' Tribute," the last of four telepic adaptations of the author's novels the cabler has set for 2009.
"Frozen River," the Sundance-launched dramatic thriller set on the U.S.-Canada border, won two of the six prizes at Tuesday's Gotham Independent Film Awards.
The Oprah Winfrey Network continued filling out its exec ranks, naming Timothy Kuryak and Jill Dickerson as programming veeps.
When so many awards shows flood the television airwaves this time of year, it's surprising that some groups -- the WGA, DGA, critics orgs -- have not made a TV deal. In fact, some say they don't want…
HONG KONG - Kazakh film "Tulpan" added to its impressive haul of festival kudos Tuesday when it added the top prize from the International Film Festival of India (Nov 22- Dec 2) in Goa.
Steven Cannell, Gil Cates, Vin Di Bona and Norman Powell are among the nominees for the Caucus for Television Producers, Writers and Directors' 2008 honors.
The fourth annual South Beach Comedy Festival has announced a lineup that includes Lewis Black, Cheech & Chong, Lisa Lampanelli, Jim Norton and Daniel Tosh.
Two senior executives involved in Terra Firma's acquisition of EMI have ankled their posts at the music company.