Producer Bruce Gilbert has optioned film rights to James A. Mangum's first novel, "Dead and Dying Angels." "Angels," set to be published next week by John M. Hardy Publishing, centers on a former…
Hollywood praisers have tapped the publicity team for Universal's "Ray" winner of the Maxwell Weinberg showmanship award for top publicity campaign.
After Ned Zeman and Daniel Barnz penned "Under and Alone" for Mel Gibson at Warner Bros. Pictures, Gibson has tapped the pair to write another starring vehicle, Paramount Pictures' "Sam and George."
Paramount and MTV Films have tapped Joy Bryant to star opposite rapper 50 Cent in the untitled action-adventure pic formerly dubbed "Locked and Loaded."
The Jim Henson Co. has gone on a book-buying binge, optioning a handful of titles for film and TV development. On the feature front, the company has purchased the film rights to "Perfect Circle" by…
Paramount and MGM are seizing an opporunity to cash in on families and the holidays.
The Writers Guild of America has rewarded quirky looks at contemporary romance, presenting its top screenwriting honors to Alexander Payne and Jim Taylor for "Sideways" and Charlie Kaufman, Michel…
Sarah Jessica Parker is running to "Love Walked In," signing to co-produce and star in Paramount's comedy-drama based on Marisa de los Santos' upcoming first novel. Michael London ("Sideways") will…
Leaders of the Writers Guild of America would easily agree that 2005 has to be less difficult than 2004. The guild faced tough times last year, highlighted by frustrating contract negotiations with…
New Line has decided to go to work with "Horrible Bosses," snapping up Michael Markowitz's spec comedy script for mid-six figures and setting it up with Brett Ratner and Jay Stern to produce through…