Universal has snapped up spec script "Unnatural Selection" from tyro writer Cameron Fay in a preemptive mid-six-figure deal that also calls for him to direct.
Aiming to expand its film and TV production, Intermedia has hired veteran Paramount TV exec Tom Russo as president of Intermedia Television and CAA agent Geoff Yim as VP of production.
Landscape Entertainment and Gold Circle Films will team to produce "Au Pair" and "Blood Wedding," with Landscape topper Bob Cooper and Gold Circle CEO Paul Brooks as producers of both.
Shoreline Entertainment has acquired Karl Williams' spec script "Punctured," which won the comedy and sci-fi awards at the 2005 Austin Film Festival.
Entertainment ad agency the Ant Farm has reshuffled its management team, elevating Rodd Perry, Amanda Edwards and Andy Solomon to the posts of co-president.
In a move underlining the clout of the overseas market, Sony is holding the "Spider-Man 3" world premiere in Tokyo on April 16 and will launch the pic in Japan on May 1, three days ahead of its U.S…
"Ghost Rider" rode to a third straight weekend victory at the international box office, dominating an otherwise moderate frame with $16.3 million at 4,000 playdates in 56 markets.
Make 'em laugh, Jim. Please. The less-than-blockbuster $14.6 million launch of "The Number 23" again pointed up a stark truth: The moviegoing public loves Jim Carrey, comedy star. They're not as…
With a bevy of boffo titles and no World Cup to gum up the works, film execs are hoping this summer's international B.O. could hit a record high.
After aggressively expanding First Look Studios over the past year and a half, Henry Winterstern has resigned as topper of the indie banner. First Look disclosed Friday that Winterstern had departed…
Walden Media has moved forward on its "Houdini" project, hiring Brett Merryman to pen the screenplay.