Lynda Obst and Walt Disney Pictures are planning a remake of comedy "Adventures in Babysitting" and have hired the writing team of Hilary Galanoy and Elizabeth Hackett to pen the new script.
The Hollywood Film Festival and ArcLight Cinemas are launching a monthly series dubbed the Hollywood World Cinema Salon and hosted by journalist David Poland.
Former Paramount Pictures co-president Tom Jacobson has signed a first-look deal with the studio under his eponymous production banner. Pact comes six weeks after Par chief Brad Grey announced that…
Paramount and C/W Prods. have tapped Jonathan Rhys Meyers to star with Tom Cruise in "Mission: Impossible 3," set to start lensing in July in Italy.
Veteran union activist Ron Morgan has been elected president of AFTRA's Los Angeles Local over Sumi Haru and will begin his two-year term on July 1.
Paramount Pictures, continuing a recent dealmaking spree, has signed helmer Mark Waters and CAA agent Jessica Tuchinsky to a three-year first-look producing pact.
Paramount Pictures has decided to go to "Crawlspace," tapping horror specialist Stephen Susco ("The Grudge") to adapt Herbert Lieberman's novel and setting up the project with Evolution Entertainment.
New Line has fallen for Katherine Fugate's untitled romantic comedy, preemptively buying her pitch about intertwined Valentine's Day stories and setting it up with Mike Karz and Wayne Rice. L.A.-set…
Paramount is spending $4 million for Robert Ludlum's political thriller "The Chancellor Manuscript" to adapt into a feature to star Leonardo DiCaprio. Pic will be produced by Douglas Wick and Lucy…
It really is a "Star Wars" world. Opening in a total of 105 foreign countries and 114 markets with over 10,000 playdates, "Star Wars: Episode III -- Revenge of the Sith" obliterated the international…
Four years after pulling the plug on a Sundance Cinemas chain, Robert Redford's Sundance Group has revived the concept with financing from Oaktree Capital Management and with veteran managers Paul…