During the closing weeks of the fiercely fought 2004 Bush vs. Kerry campaign, 11 eighth graders in four diverse schools battle it out for student council president, in Vanessa Roth's eye-opening docu…
Ciara, Patti LaBelle and Lynn Whitfield will star in CodeBlack Entertainment's "Mama, I Want to Sing!," the feature adaptation of the Off-Broadway gospel musical.
Insomnia Media Group has expanded into talent management and tapped veteran manager Scott Karp to head its operation.
Daniel Sackheim is leaving "House" for "Life." Hyphenate has inked a new two-year deal with NBC Universal Television Studio that calls for him to direct and exec produce the studio's new Peacock…
SAG's going to start slamming the door on thesps who quit the union. Leaders of the Screen Actors Guild are toughening up the guild's policy on how it treats members who file for "financial core"…
MTV's publicity stunt on behalf of comedy show "Human Giant" has turned into a real-life renewal. Following a 24-hour mock telethon soliciting 1 million online hits to the show's Web site, net…
Ed Burns' latest excursion into Gothamites' love lives, "Purple Violets," once more features the multihyphenate Burns as director, star and writer, in descending order of competence.
Eva Mendes will star in action-thriller "Curve" for Neal H. Moritz and Benderspink. Project's penned by Jamie Vanderbilt ("Zodiac") and Kimberly Johnson. Moritz and Original's Toby Jaffe are…
Publicist and journalist Sam Honigberg died of natural causes in Los Angeles on May 17. He was 95.
ABC Studios is staying in business with "October Road" creator-showrunners Josh Appelbaum and Andre Nemec, inking the duo to a seven-figure, multiyear overall deal.
After co-writing the WWII drama "Valkyrie," Chris McQuarrie has turned to writing the WWI drama "No Man's Land." The battlefield drama is being mounted as a co-production between 2929 Prods. and…