Beacon Pictures has acquired "In a Dark Wood," a pitch from writers Gregg Chabot and Kevin Peterka. "Wood" is inspired by a book of the same name written by Michael Cadnum, also optioned by Beacon.
Roth is out, Schneider is in, and the Mouse House is caught up in a frenzy of speculation. Joe Roth on Wednesday announced his exit as Walt Disney Studios chairman to form an independent film…
Faster than you can say " 'Stuart Little' made $15 million in its opening weekend," Warner Bros. is a mouse whisker away from greenlighting its own live-action/animated feature, "Cats and Dogs."
Miramax Films has closed a deal with helmer Tommy O'Haver ("Billy's Hollywood Screen Kiss") to direct "Getting Over Alison."
Bonnie Fallone Otto has been upped to VP of financial administration and operations for domestic distribution at Warner Bros. Pictures.
Some sort of truth is emerging at Warner Bros. and Disney, and it may be "The Ugly Truth," a script penned by Nicole Eastman and being seriously considered by helmer Barry Sonnenfeld, actress Gwyneth…
In what may be the biggest rewrite deal of the new year, Columbia Pictures has plunked down $1.3 million for prolific scribe Scott Rosenberg to rewrite ... himself.
George Clooney has closed a deal to reprise Frank Sinatra's role as Danny Ocean in "Ocean's 11," with Steven Soderbergh set to direct the Warner Bros. pic.
CAA has announced that communications and political consultant Wendy Smith will join the agency today as director of corporate communications.
In a move designed to bring a large group of Canuck talent agencies into a larger Hollywood confederation, Metropolitan Talent Agency has opened an office in Toronto.