Senator Entertainment has come aboard to produce a feature version of Capcom's videogame "Clock Tower," with Martin Weisz ("The Hills Have Eyes 2") to direct.
MGM's going on a journey with "Executive VP David M. Murch's Adventures in Zametherea," snapping up the comedy spec from the writing team of Michael M.B. Galvin and Peter Speakman.
The gloves have come off in the contract negotiations between the majors and Screen Actors Guild.
Filmax has acquired international sales rights and theatrical rights for Spain on immigrant drama "Paraiso Travel" from Paraiso Pictures and Grand Illusions Entertainment.
In a development that will amp up strike fears, hopes for a SAG deal with the majors this week have nearly vanished.
Lionsgate is launching development of crime thriller "Pencilneck," setting up the indie comicbook miniseries with Chris Bender and JC Spink at their Benderspink shingle.
Negotiations between the Screen Actors Guild and the majors have moved into their 12th day with little sign of progress.
Essential Entertainment is financing a bigscreen version of Tom Wolfe's "I Am Charlotte Simmons," with Liz Friedlander ("Take the Lead") attached to direct from John Watson's script.
With Hollywood still unnerved about an actors strike, progress has remained elusive as negotiations between the Screen Actors Guild and the majors move into their third week.
Columbia Pictures has picked up Scott Rothman's spec "Dumped" for low six figures.
Production and management firm Puzzle Pictures has launched as a specialist in seeking partnerships between Hollywood and Europe.