Jon Avnet has come aboard to direct USA miniseries "The Starter Wife." From author Gigi Levangie Grazer, project stars Debra Messing as a divorcee on a quest to redefine herself after years of…
Danny Elfman scored "Men in Black" (1997) and "Men in Black 2" ('02) for Sonnenfeld. While "MIB" highlighted a reeling, comical, sci-fi sound, "MIB2" was a throwback to '60s swinging lounge music.
Oprah Winfrey is ramping up her TV production efforts at Harpo Prods., launching a development group to tackle series projects for syndie, network, cable and digital outlets.
Mark Burnett is embarking on a new film adventure, snatching up the feature rights to the children's fantasy book series "The Secrets of the Immortal Nicholas Flamel." First volume in author Michael…
The 10th Annual Hollywood Film Festival and Hollywood Awards will honor Oscar-winning actor Robin Williams with its career achievement award.
RDF Media Group has pacted with Cinemation, the production company owned by director Rob Minkoff ("The Lion King," "Stuart Little"), to co-produce animated series "The Adventures of Hippo-T Hopp."
Sony Pictures Classics has picked up North American and Latin American rights to helmer Anand Tucker's "And When Did You Last See Your Father?" Colin Firth and Jim Broadbent will star in the film…
UTA has tapped Brett Hansen head of its alternative TV department. Hansen has risen fast at the tenpercentery, becoming an agent in 2001 and moving to the alternative department in 2004.
The 2nd annual USO golf tourney was held Monday at the Braemer Country Club in Tarzana, Calif. Gary Sinise, left, was the honorary chairman.
Danny Elfman wasn't the first rock 'n' roller to become a film composer, and he certainly won't be the last. While he endured more flak than almost anyone in the history of the profession -- in part…