The PR firm Levine Communications Office has hired Lauren Lewis to fill its new VP of entertainment post and promoted Liam Callopy to VP to lead its new literary arm.
Dancing Queens all over the world will no doubt rejoice. "Mamma Mia!" -- the tuner that made theater snobs cringe but that worldwide auds embraced -- has fueled the bigscreen interest of Playtone…
New Line is into "Me, Me, Me," snapping up Johnny Rosenthal's comedy pitch for high six figures and setting it up with Shawn Levy and Tom McNulty to produce through their 21 Laps Entertainment…
Nick at Nite has partnered with "Seinfeld" scribe Carol Leifer on an original sitcom -- the network's first stab at a laffer in more than 15 years. Kickstarting the half-hour biz will be "The Darlene…
"Angel" co-creator David Greenwalt has nabbed a deal for "Kidnapped," inking with Sony Pictures Television to come aboard as showrunner and exec producer of the NBC fall drama.
Arclight Films has come aboard to rep world rights to the in-production Snoop Dogg starrer “Hood of Horror.” Pic was exec produced by Snoop Dogg, along with Gordon Steel and John Baca, and…
Viacom's Spike TV has locked in a pair of drama pilots that put the men's network in business with TV mavens Frank Spotnitz and Vince Gilligan and feature scribe James DeMonaco.
Infinity Media ("Capote") has acquired film rights to "Winalota Cash," the story of the first African-Americans to own the winning quarter horse in the All American Futurity.
Scripter Joyce Sachs imagines what might have occurred, had three of the beautiful people of the early 20th century -- painters Duncan Grant and Vanessa Bell and mountaineer George Mallory -- spent…
Columbia Pictures is driving to the hoop. Studio has landed rights to make a film about Jason McElwain, the autistic high schooler who saw his first action in his basketball team's last game and…
A high-profile investor in the New York Times Co. withheld votes for directors at the company's annual meeting Tuesday in protest of the Times' dual-class share structure.