Universal has set Matthew Michael Carnahan to write an Americanized feature version of the acclaimed British miniseries "State of Play." Andrew Hauptman is producing with Tracy Falco through Mission…
Robbie Robertson, composer, singer and former leader of the Band, whose boxed set, "A Musical History," just hit stores, talks up his faves, from 'Zen' to boxing…
Joe Mantegna will star as blacklisted screenwriter Dalton Trumbo in the Falcon Theater's West Coast premiere of Christopher Trumbo's play about his father, "Trumbo."
SAG CEO Greg Hessinger has hired AFTRA execs Rebecca Rhine and John Russum for top slots, touting the moves as signaling an increased focus on organizing, strategic planning and agency relations.
Bob Daly, former WB topper who is now chairman of Save the Children, winged to Baton Rouge, La., to head up the org's children's programs in hurricane-ravaged Louisiana and Mississippi.
Renee Zellweger has her eye on "The Eye" for Paramount. Studio signed thesp for its remake of the Pang brothers' thriller, to be produced by Paramount-based Cruise/Wagner Prods. with Hideo Nakata…
We know: Health professionals aren't impressed by energy drinks. "I don't see any problem with having a Red Bull instead of a coffee if you're looking for that wake-up call," says American Dietetic…
Driving a 3,400 lb. stock car as fast as you want is about as complicated as riding Riddler's Revenge at Magic Mountain. "It's the same requirements to ride a roller coaster," says Ernie Beckwith…
Farmernet.com does a great job of tracking farmers markets in southern California, with a site that can sort markets by date, time and location. The best way of tracking what's in season is to go for…
Ellie Hannibal has been tapped to head up development for "Star Trek" guru Rick Berman's Paramount-based small-screen shingle. Hannibal will serve as senior VP, working with Berman to develop…
Fresh off the success of "Wedding Crashers," New Line has bought a pitch from scribes David Diamond and David Weissman ("Family Man") that's similar in tone.