Ron Howard is attached to direct "The Look of Real," a Winnie Holzman-scripted ensembler that follows a group of young women in the garment industry.
Peter Bogdanovich will direct "The Broken Code," a biopic about the research scientist whose X-ray photographs played a key role in James Watson's and Francis Crick's discovery of DNA's…
Columbia Pictures has bought the spec "The Art of Cool" by scribe Alex Sabeti for mid-six figures. Mosaic Media is producing. Pic is a high school comedy that centers on a geeky student who discovers…
The CW has hired Betsy McGowen to head up Kids' WB, the nascent netlet's Saturday morning kids block.
Brendan Fraser will topline "Journey 3-D," Walden Media/New Line's update of Jules Verne's "Journey to the Center of the Earth." Fraser will portray a geologist who, with his teenage son, discovers a…
As it continues to expand its presence in the indie and international film worlds, ICM has hired Sarah Lash, former IFC Films veep of acquisitions and co-productions, as an agent in its New York…
Mead wants a makeover. "I would like to see mead have what happened to craft beers in the '90s," says David Myers, founder of Colorado meadery Redstone. "People would go into a small town and ask…
In a town where first-round "Survivor" rejects claim VIP status, the three-letter acronym threatens to become meaningless. That's why retailers are reinventing its definition. "People in this town…
"Desperate Housewives" star Eva Longoria is attached to "Deep in the Heart of Texas," a romantic comedy pitch that was acquired by Touchstone Pictures.
What to do in L.A. this week? Van Morrison sings jazz and country at the Hollywood Bowl, Liza Minnelli signs "Liza Minnelli: Liza with a Z" at Barnes & Noble at the Grove, Rob Zombie plays the…