Radar Pictures has bought an "Untitled New York Thriller Inspired by True Events" pitch from Ben Olson. As part of the deal, Radar also is coming aboard to produce Olson's script "Suffocate."
John Malone wants to eclipse the Sundance Channel and the Independent Film Channel by engineering the most aggressive movie-scheduling strategy ever undertaken by Starz Cinema: two TV world premieres…
Leading opera director Francesca Zambello is set to helm her first feature, "The Legend of Pork Pie," a musical fantasy from indie producer Daniel Bigel's recently established L.A. production company.
Paramount Pictures has set "Nip/Tuck" creator and exec producer Ryan Murphy to write and direct an adaptation of John Jeter's play "Dirty Tricks," with Meryl Streep starring as Martha Mitchell, the…
Lisa Muskat and Ben Freedman are teaming to produce "The Land," by tyro writer-helmer David Wike. Pic stars Kevin Corrigan, Ebon Moss-Bachrach, Clea Duvall and Xander Berkeley in the story of three…
Longtime ABC News anchor Peter Jennings died Sunday night at his Gotham home, barely four months after announcing that he was battling lung cancer. He was 67.
Miramax is about to spray "Raid." John Dahl's WWII epic "The Great Raid," lensed nearly three years ago in Oz, is hidden no more.
It was an evening of firsts for the "Secuestro Express" clan at the Venezuelan pic's Aug. 3 screening at the Pacific Design Center,
Owen Wilson is a man who can do no wrong Down Under. The actor was in Sydney and Melbourne July 31-Aug. 3 to push "Wedding Crashers"; joining him was local girl gone abroad, and "Crashers" co-star…
Warner Bros. TV has bumped legal affairs exec Jody Zucker up to senior VP and deputy general counsel for the studio. In his role, Zucker handles various legal affairs for the TV studio; he's also the…