Columbia has tapped Alex Gregory and Peter Huyck to script "Bronze God," a comedy vehicle for Will Ferrell. Thesp will play a lifeguard who realizes his dream by securing a wildcard entry into a…
Rachel Cohen has joined Tribeca as senior VP of development and production. Cohen will work in development along with company head Jane Rosenthal, Hardy Justice and the existing Tribeca exec staff.
Following Variety's Dec. 5 screening of "Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events," Billy Connolly talked about working with snakes.
New York-based reality producer Red Dog Entertainment has opened an office in Los Angeles and clinched deals with Vin Di Bona Prods. and Maxim magazine's Moving Pictures DPI division.
Having seen his first two directorial efforts crack the competitive Sundance roster, veteran PR pro Dan Klores is launching Shoot the Moon Prods. to produce film, TV and legit projects.
Commercials director Noam Murro is directing an adaptation of Stephen Amidon's novel "Human Capital" for Elevation Filmworks producers Lemore Syvan and Andrew Lang.
"Tell Them Who You Are" helmer Mark Wexler talked about his very personal docu at the Variety screening series. The majority of the Q&A session dealt with the film's main subject -- renowned…
"Hellraiser," the Clive Barker-created horror film series best known for its pinheaded title character, is bound for TV as an hourlong series. Panacea Entertainment, Park Avenue Entertainment and…
Radar Pictures and Plan B have won a heated auction for "The Gift," a New Yorker article by Ian Parker about a man who, after giving away his $45 million real estate fortune to charity, went a step…
After "Les Choristes" unspooled at the Variety Screening Series, helmer Christophe Barratier joked that any movie involving kids going away for their education would be greenlit easily, thanks to the…
"Da Ali G Show" writer and director James Bobin will make his feature helming debut on DreamWorks' "The Heartbreak Kid." He replaces Barry Sonnenfeld, who withdrew when the studio decided to make the…