Filmmakers Scott McGehee and Dave Siegel (THE DEEP END, BEE SEASON) are working on an adaptation of THE ALCHEMIST for the Weinstein Company, COMINGSOON.NET reports.
Disney's A CHRISTMAS CAROL writer/director Robert Zemeckis, told MTV that Jeffrey Price and Peter Seaman, the original screenwriters behind Who Framed Roger Rabbit, are also working on the script for the sequel.
In her next two columns, Nancy Cartwright has a revealing conversation with legendary casting director, voice director and voice actress Andrea Romano.
Columbia Pictures has hired Etan Cohen (TROPIC THUNDER) to pen the third part of the MEN IN BLACK series, according to VARIETY.
Pajiba.com reports that Peter Berg has stepped down as director of DUNE, and that Paramount is shopping the project to two other directors.
Quincy Smith announced that he will step down as CEO of CBS Interactive in January to start an independent advisory business, according to THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER.
Tied together from various sources, COMINGSOON.NET reports that John Woo's upcoming project FLYING TIGERS will star Tom Cruise.
French director Xavier Gens has been tapped to helm THE FALLOUT for ContentFilm International, SCREEN DAILY reports.
Comedy Central has closed a deal for an animated project from comedian Ron White dubbed HOUNDS, according to THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER.
Steve Carr, who most recently helmed PAUL BLART: MALL COP, has signed an agreement with Dimension Films to direct SHORT CIRCUIT, the remake of the 1986 sci-fi pic, VARIETY reports.
TV-Loonland today announces that Simon Flamank, its CEO since April 2006 will be stepping down from that role following the EGM called for 26th November in Munich.
Oscar-nominee Anne Hathaway (RACHEL GETTING MARRIED, Neil Patrick Harris (TV's HOW I MET YOUR MOTHER) and Rodrigo Santoro (300) are in talks to voice characters in Blue Sky and Fox Animation's next animated feature RIO from director Carlos Saldanha, according to THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER.
The Producers Guild of America is set to give its 2010 David O. Selznick Achievement Award in Motion Pictures to John Lasseter, according to the LA TIMES.
UGO reports from a recent TRICK 'R TREAT screening that Dylan Baker would be returning as Dr. Curt Connors in SPIDER-MAN 4.
Prime Focus has a new tool for converting 2-D to 3-D more quickly and efficiently, and Mike Fink tells us all about it.
Steven Spielberg, a longtime creative consultant for Universal Studios' theme parks, has inked an exclusive agreement that extends his deal and keeps him from developing new attractions for Disney, where DreamWorks is now based, Variety reports.
Joe Rohde, Executive Designer and Senior Vice President of Walt Disney Imagineering, is the 3rd Featured Speaker for SIGGRAPH Asia 2009.
Traditional animation is definitely back at Disney and the directors of The Princess and the Frog give us a sneak peek.