Fox 2000 has decided to take a chance on "Twice Upon a Time," purchasing Susan Brightbill's romantic dramedy spec script for mid six-figures.
Maverick Films has acquired the pitch "Better Than Sex" by tyro scribes Varina Bleil and Betsy Landis. Maverick-based producer Rick Joseph is producing with Rob Szymanski; Kaufman's manager Peter…
Cuba Gooding Jr. is starring opposite Helen Mirren in Lee Daniels' indie pic "Shadowboxer." Ryan Phillippe was originally cast as the lead but had to drop out of the project due to a scheduling…
Universal Pictures in negotiations with John Woo to direct "Spy Hunter" -- a pic based loosely on the 1980s arcade vidgame created by Midway.
Jonathan Treisman has been tapped VP of development at Walt Disney Feature Animation.
Robert Rodriguez has closed his cast on "Sin City" by adding Benicio Del Toro and Clive Owen to the Dimension Films ensemble pic.
Paramount has decided to put an extra-terrestrial twist on the buddy comedy, acquiring film rights to the trilogy of children's books "Aliens for Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner" for Par-based producer…
Just for Variety: It's Paul Newman and Jack Nicholson together again. The last time was Nov. 4, 2002 at the Kodak Theatre in the all-star cast performance of "Nick Adams" to benefit the then-planned…
Industry reps have bowed out of a congressional hearing skedded for today that would explore the right of businesses to sell software products that edit sex and violence out of movies.
Award-winning thesp Karen Kondazian has found a role she can sink her teeth into, and she is not letting go. After a successful six-month run as international opera legend Maria Callas in the…
The Gersh Agency has hired Jennifer Craig as an agent in its talent department.