Jon Favreau is set to direct Marvel Studios' live-action feature "Iron Man," which will now be distribbed by Paramount. News is part of a wider announcement from Marvel outlining a barrage of…
The plagiarism scandal over Harvard soph Kaavya Viswanathan's novel "How Opal Mehta Got Kissed, Got Wild, and Got a Life" has become so radioactive that it has all but killed a feature adaptation at…
Cube Vision Prods.' Ice Cube and Matt Alvarez have sealed a two-year pact with the Weinstein Co. and its Dimension Films genre arm to produce film and TV projects for both banners.
After just a year of representation by CAA, Angelina Jolie has ended her contract with the agency. She will continue to be managed by Geyer Kosinski through his Media Talent Group and is not expected…
Paramount Classics is getting the band back together. Indie division is in negotiations with helmer Larry Charles to direct "The Dirt," a Motley Crue biopic based on the rockers' 2001 book "The Dirt…
DreamWorks and Paramount will get a head start on building international awareness for its holiday musical "Dreamgirls" by showing a 20-minute segment of the film at the Cannes Film Festival on May…
Organizers of the troubled New Montreal FilmFest are seeking bankruptcy protection. Le Regroupement Pour un Festival de Cinema a Montreal has hired bankruptcy specialists Andre Allard et Associes of…
"American Idol" judge Randy Jackson has extended his deal with the smash TV show, where he'll remain for at least the next three seasons. Multimillion-dollar pact means all three of the show's judges…
Producer Damien Saccani has placed his first project at the Walt Disney Co. since opening his Cider Mill production shingle at the studio last month, setting up Dave Collard's untitled family comedy.
Disney Channel is partnering with the creative forces behind its two top-rated series, "Hannah Montana" and "The Suite Life of Zack and Cody," on a pair of live-action skeins.
Adrien Brody and Lindsay Lohan have said yes to the indie romantic comedy "Speechless." Helmer Brian Dannelly ("Saved") will direct the Sobini Films production, with shooting pegged to start later…
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