Could it be true? Is Paramount Pictures finally in a good place, a smooth-working studio, free from the once-rampant rumor mill churning with talk of executive shakeups, producer unrest and an empty…
Halle Berry has signed on to star in "Class Act" for DreamWorks, and Doug Atchison has come on board to write and direct the true life tale. Berry will play Tierney Cahill, a teacher from Reno, Nev.…
Paramount Vantage has put its attention on "Details," acquiring the horror script from scribe Dan Kay for Paramount-based Jason Blum and his Blumhouse Prods. to produce.
"Hustle & Flow" duo Terrence Howard and director Craig Brewer will move from rap to country, teaming at Paramount Pictures on a biopic of singer Charley Pride.
Longtime Buena Vista Home Entertainment exec Dennis Maguire has been named prexy of international for Paramount Home Entertainment. Maguire, who spent 23 years at BVHE, will report to Kelley Avery…
Paramount has closed a $300 million film financing deal with international investment bank Dresdner Kleinwort for production coin that will fund 30 films for the studio.
David Strathairn has booked roles in a pair of projects. Thesp will lense a lead role in Nickelodeon Movies and Paramount Pictures "The Spiderwick Chronicles" then will segue to the third installment…
Sigourney Weaver and Kate Bosworth are in negotiations to topline "The Girl in the Park," scripted by Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright David Auburn. Scribe will make his directorial debut on the…
Hugh Jackman has joined the cast of indie “A Plumm Summer.” Pic, directed by Caroline Zelder, concerns the aftermath of a famous puppet’s kidnapping and two youngsters’ bid to solve the case. Cast…
Fox Searchlight has cornered State Street Pictures on a vigilante actioner penned by Pat Gilfillan. The indie division has picked up the script "Stephon's Corner" for State Street to produce and for…
New Line has bought comedy spec "Mild Things," from the scripting team of Michael Colton and John Aboud, and has set up the project with Paul Young and Peter Principato at their Principato-Young…
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