Nigeria's information minister Dora Akunyili isn't mincing her words when it comes to criticizing what she sees as a denigrated portrayal of her countrymen in DISTRICT 9.
Sony Pictures Television (SPT) announced today that Alexander Marin has been promoted to senior vice president, distribution, Latin America & the Caribbean.
Roman Polanski may finally face charges for an alleged crime he's been avoiding prosecution from for 32 years, according to The Hollywood Reporter.
TeleMunchen Group added a trio of new talent to its $25.5 million telepic of Moby Dick, Variety reports.
Just nine months into his tenure, Tom Ortenberg has left the Weinstein Co. as president of theatrical films, according to The Hollywood Reporter.
Former Universal executive David Ortiz has been hired by Vin Diesel to develop films at Diesel's One Race production house for a global audience, Variety reports.
Danielle Harris, who starred in Halloween II, has been cast as Barbara in Night of the Living Dead: Origins, ShockTilYouDrop.com reports.
THE LOS ANGELES TIMES reports that Ron Howard is eager to direct an adaptation of the Image Comics series, THE STRANGE ADVENTURES OF H.P. LOVECRAFT.
Dimension Films is getting back to its franchise roots and moving full steam ahead on SCREAM 4, the beginning of a new trilogy, reports VARIETY.
Blue Sky and director Chris Wedge have announced their next project — an adaptation of William Joyce's LEAF MEN, reports VARIETY.
Fox is in negotiations with David Cronenberg to remake his 1986 horror flick THE FLY, which was a remake of the Kurt Neumann's 1958 classic, reports the Risky Business blog.
The struggling Weinstein Co. has had to shed more jobs and cut back its number of releases, reports VARIETY.
Platinum Studios and producer Tony Krantz (MULHOLLAND DRIVE) have hired writer Scott Murphy to adapt the Platinum graphic novel MAL CHANCE into a feature film, according to VARIETY.
DreamWorks are in talks to adapt animated web series XOMBIE into a feature, according to THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER.
VARIETY reports that producers Nick Wechsler, Steve and Paula Mae Schwartz have ponied up their own cash to purchase the film rights to TWILIGHT author Stephanie Meyer's THE HOST.
Bryan Singer is set to helm JACK THE GIANT KILLER for New Line and Legendary Pictures, reports the Heat Vision blog.
Summit Ent. has hired FAST & FURIOUS director Justin Lin and producer Neal Moritz for its HIGHLANDER reboot, according to THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER.
Jaimie Alexander (KYLE XY) and Colm Feore (TV's 24) have joined the cast of Kenneth Branagh's THOR, according to THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER.
Hasbro-Discovery Communications Joint Venture President and CEO Margaret Loesch today announced the appointment of children's and family entertainment programming veteran Donna Ebbs as senior vice president, programming, for the joint venture television network expected to launch in late 2010.
Seasoned development and sales executive Maggie Murphy has joined Cookie Jar Entertainment as SVP of Development.
Rick DeMott talks with producer Tom Klein about the challenges of creating the R-rated, 2D animated film, The Haunted World of El Superbeasto, directed by Rob Zombie.