Sony and Steve Bing are gambling north of $2 million on a "Beowulf" script, penned by Roger Avary and Neil Gaiman, for Robert Zemeckis to direct.
Gold Circle Films, which recently scored at the B.O. with "White Noise," has bought horror-thriller spec "Forsaken" from the scripting duo of Ari Margolis and Jim Morley III for low- against mid-six…
Sony Pictures Television may be close to consummating a three-year production deal with "Sex and the City" creator Darren Star. Pact would set up Star's self-titled production shingle at Sony and…
Fox will introduce the DVD premieres of classic series "The Bob Newhart Show," "Dynasty" and "Remington Steele" in April and May.
Comedy Central has recruited BBC America exec David Bernath as senior VP of programming.
TriStar Pictures' "Running With Scissors" is still plan A for Plan B. Golden Globe winner Ryan Murphy's adaptation of Augusten Burroughs' bestselling memoir is set to start production March 7 in Los…
"Boston Public" star Chi McBride has returned to Fox, guesting in several episodes of "House," while the net has also picked up a wedding chapel-themed drama pilot from Spelling TV and scribe Jeffrey…
Warner Bros. has bought Nicole Krauss' upcoming novel "The History of Love" as a directing vehicle for Alfonso Cuaron. Project reteams the director with "Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban"…
HBO is producing "The Girl in the Café," an original movie written by Richard Curtis and toplining Bill Nighy and Kelly Macdonald.
Stacy Peralta, helmer of "Riding Giants" and "Dogtown and Z-Boys," will next turn his documentary lens on Los Angeles gangs. The pic's financiers are Baron Davis, point guard for the NBA's New…
"Soul Plane" producer Paul Hall and HBO are in talks to develop "The Spirits of St. Louis," a feature following the true story of high-flying 1970s roundball league the American Basketball Assn.