TNT is developing "Family Man," a series about a conflicted criminal, with William H. Macy to star. Macy will pen the script with longtime writing partner Steven Schachter, who is aboard to direct.
Director Tom Dey is reteaming with his "Failure to Launch" scribes Tom Astle and Matt Ember on the broad family action-adventure "2012" for Paramount Pictures' Nickelodeon Movies.
Fox Searchlight has bought the film rights to Kaui Hart Hemmings' darkly humorous first novel, "The Descendants," for Jim Burke, Alexander Payne and Jim Taylor to produce through their banner Ad…
French media and telco conglom Vivendi on Tuesday reported strong first quarter financial results, with profit up 22.8% to E771 million ($1.05 billion) compared with the year-ago period.
Chalk up Calendar editor Lennie LaGuire as one of those who is leaving the Los Angeles Times as part of a corporate cost-cutting move to eliminate 100-150 jobs at the paper.
CBS is ready to unleash a reality take on "Lord of the Flies," quietly wrapping filming on a new skein in which a group of 8- to 15-year-olds will create their own society.
In tyro helmer Jieho Lee's morosely pretentious multistrander, "The Air I Breathe," Forest Whitaker, Brendan Fraser, Sarah Michelle Gellar and Kevin Bacon portray, respectively, Happiness, Pleasure…
Love may be in the air for red-tail hawks after all. Joe Roth has tapped Peter Speakman and Michael Galvin to adapt "Red Tails in Love," a long-gestating project he's now producing with Suzanne and…
"For Those We Love," the controversial pic about WWII kamikaze pilots penned and exec produced by Tokyo governor Shintaro Ishihara, has gotten off to a boffo start at the Japanese B.O.
The Hong Kong undercover cop genre gets a forceful spin with Derek Yee's antidrug tale, "Protege." Eagerly awaited follow-up to writer-helmer's "One Night in Mongkok" lacks the powerhouse pace of its…
"Ocean's Thirteen" will combine with Darfur, Roman Polanski will rub elbows with the Coen brothers, and artistry will mix with commerce and politics as the 60th Cannes Film Festival opens Wednesday…