Released under the Touchstone label in 1993, stop-motion-animated pic "The Nightmare Before Christmas," scripted by Tim Burton, was the Disney anti-musical at a time when the studio was bathing in…
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…
Universal Pictures long-in-development comicbook adaptation "Sub-Mariner" has found new life with Jonathan Mostow. Helmer has boarded the Marvel Studios pic to rewrite and direct.
"My Wife and Kids" exec producer Don Reo has teamed with Denis Leary ("Rescue Me") to develop a half-hour multigenerational comedy at Fox.