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…
Egypt in 1955 is the setting for "OSS 117: Cairo -- Nest of Spies," a spoof that reps a remake actually worth making. Sparkling production design, a jubilantly retro score and a genuine flair for…
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.
Al Roker Entertainment has named BBC America's Victoria Bert veep of development and production, CEO and "Today" weatherman Roker said Tuesday.
Comcast's G4, a cable network aimed at young men, has hired Howard Stern's longtime girlfriend, actress Beth Ostrosky, to host irreverent countdown series "Filter" and recruited Fox Sports…
Tom Cruise's newborn daughter is already changing his plans. The thesp, whose child with Katie Holmes was born Tuesday, was to begin a worldwide publicity blitz today for Paramount's upcoming…