Showtime is ramping up its efforts in the indie film business. Cabler has launched the production banner Showtime Independent Films, an initiative under which the net will directly finance…
Variety and international distribution outfit UIP will unveil plans today for a charity event to take place the night before the Orange British Film Awards ceremony in February.
Jeff Garlin, who co-stars and exec produces HBO's "Curb Your Enthusiasm," will write, direct and star in the indie feature "I Want Someone to Eat Cheese With," a romantic comedy about a man's…
Director Bryan Singer has inked an overall deal with 20th Century Fox to develop projects he'll direct and produce. Singer has separately begun negotiations to return for a third installment of the…
HBO has made an offer to Danny DeVito to direct "Trump vs. Wynn," a film that chronicles a competition between icons Donald Trump and Steve Wynn to build a casino in Atlantic City, N.J.
Dean Devlin and Charles Segars have acquired the remake rights to "The Doberman Gang" films. Franchise consists of three pooch-centered films: "The Doberman Gang," "The Daring Dobermans" and "The…
MTV has renewed "Making the Band 2" for a third season. Show continues to follow the six members of Da Band, the hip-hop group established by Sean "P. Diddy" Combs during season one, as they move…
Jay Rifkin has sued his longtime business partner, composer Hans Zimmer, claiming he secretly conspired to take over their business, Media Ventures, himself. Rifkin seeks in excess of $10 million in…