National Lampoon has acquired the college humor Web site Drunk University (drunkuniversity.com) for an undisclosed price. The 5-year-old site, which is moderated by current or former college comedy…
Intrepid Pictures has acquired feature rights to graphic novel "The Expendable One" and signed Shane Kuhn and Brendan Cowles to pen the screenplay. Intrepid's Marc Evans and Trevor Macy will produce.
Bleiberg Entertainment has acquired international rights to "He Was a Quiet Man" and will launch the film at Cannes. "Quiet Man" stars Christian Slater, William H. Macy, and Elisha Cuthbert. Pic…
Twentieth Century Fox wants to return to "Wall Street." Studio's launching development of a sequel to Oliver Stone's 1987 drama as a potential starring vehicle for Michael Douglas, who won an…
It's Spidey's world for now. Sony's third iteration of its gilded webslingler franchise demolished the international B.O. record with $227 million at 16,700 playdates in 105 countries in six days.
SAG has promoted business rep Mark Friedlander to director of new media, a slot in which he'll the Guild's newly formed new media department.
As the international film sales community preps for Cannes Market, which kicks off May 16, there's nothing but love for "300." The runaway success of the stylized war actioner, based on Frank…
One week after relaunching as a full-service studio, Summit Entertainment has closed its first deal. Summit moved quickly Friday night to acquire "Parental Guidance," a spec script by Melissa Carter…
Overture Films has won a competitive battle to secure rights to the Diane Keaton-Queen Latifah caper film "Mad Money" and is also in final negotiations with a major studio to take over overseas…
Seeking to avoid a collision with the expiration of the Writers Guild contract, AFTRA leaders have extended the expiration of the union's Network Television Code from Nov. 15 to Jan. 31.
With "Spider-Man 3" and the start of the summer blockbuster season looming, "Wild Hogs" edged "Mr. Bean's Holiday" over the final spring weekend at the international box office, tallying $7.2 million…