Paramount Pictures has hired scribe April Blair to pen "Rhinestone Alibi," based on the true tale of a college-based alibi service that started at the U. of Arizona.
Alicia Silverstone has found her match in 20th Century Fox Television. Silverstone has sealed a one-year talent deal with the studio to develop a new starring vehicle. Thesp most recently starred in…
Young-gun venture capitalists Patrick Rizzotti and Brett Forbes have launched Fortress Entertainment, an early-development film financing company that will co-produce independent films using the…
Anjelica Huston is on board to direct CBS' upcoming "Riding the Bus With My Sister," and Andie MacDowell will star opposite Rosie O'Donnell in the telepic.
There are many, many corpses in Josh Berman's future.
In the first high-profile deal inked at the L.A. Screenings, Britain's BSkyB bagged the Paramount-distribbed "Deadwood," HBO's gritty take on the Old West from creator David Milch.
The dean of Egyptian cinema, Youssef Chahine, takes a look back at his life as a student in a California drama school and his international career in "Alexandria... New York." Structured as a love…
Although there have been a wealth of documentaries made about the genius Sergei Paradjanov, filmmaker, painter and actor from the Soviet republic of Georgia, "I Died in Childhood... " is one of the…
An expressionist tour of the life of Slovenia's preeminent Romantic poet France Preseren, "A Portrait of a Poet with a Double" is an atmospheric biopic cut down from the TV miniseries "Preseren."…
NBC has named Sumithra Barry senior VP of the net's West Coast program research department. It's a big jump for Barry, who had previously served as director of program research for NBC Entertainment…
The Jerry Garcia Estate has gone into the tape vaults to launch a series of Jerry Garcia Band concert recordings to be sold on the Internet -- a system similar to the one devised by the Grateful Dead…