Jean Reno has joined Tom Hanks in "The Da Vinci Code," the Columbia Pictures adaptation of Dan Brown's bestseller. Ron Howard is directing and Brian Grazer and John Calley are producing.
The verdict is still out on "The Wire." HBO chairman Chris Albrecht began the pay cabler's TCA session by announcing that no decision had been made to renew the acclaimed but ratings-challenged cop…
Universal has acquired screen rights to "Cirque du Freak," the bestselling children's series by Darren Shan. Brian Helgeland is set to write, and Lauren Shuler Donner will produce.
Coming off the highest-rated year in its history, A&E is launching an aggressive 2005 lineup with more character-driven docusoaps and another season of spy serial "MI-5," as well as a heavy…
Senator Intl., the Stateside operation of Senator Entertainment, has completed a management buyout and changed its name to Mandate Pictures.
Edward Norton has signed on to play the lead in helmer Neil Burger's "The Illusionist," a bigscreen adaptation of Steven Millhauser's short story "Eisenheim the Illusionist."
I would like to clarify what might be several misunderstandings in Army Archerd’s column on Tuesday. First of all, only a handful of committee members left early from the Academy screening of…
Drama development season took a spooky turn Thursday as UPN and CBS both greenlit sci-fi-themed pilots.
Logo, MTV Network's planned 24/7 cable net for gay and lesbian auds, is rolling back its launch to June 30 -- at which time it will premiere in 10 million homes.
Nickelodeon and Viacom Consumer Products have announced several promotions to international positions.
Anthony Minghella is set to helm "Breaking and Entering" for Miramax Films. Production of his original screenplay will be his first since his 1991 debut pic, "Truly Madly Deeply." No budget has been…