Universal Pictures has won the "Savages" sweepstakes outbidding two other studios for domestic distribution rights to the Oliver Stone pic.
Jonathan Aibel and Glenn Berger will pen the script to "Candyland," Univeral's adaptation of the popular Hasbro board game.
"Shameless" star Emmy Rossum and "Private Practice" alum Chris Lowell are in negotiations to join Peter Gallagher in the indie drama "Light Years."
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The Equalizer1Daily:$3.6M Cumulative:$40.7M Sony / Columbia 22.26%
The Maze Runner
The Maze Runner2Daily:$1.3M Cumulative:$60.2M Fox 29.30%
The Boxtrolls3Daily:$862,914 Cumulative:$18.9M Focus 17.65%
Sumner Redstone, executive chairman of Viacom Inc. and CBS Corp., will give the commencement address at the 2011 USC School of Cinematic Arts graduation ceremony.
The prolonged wrangling between AMC, Lionsgate TV and Matt Weiner over a new deal for the next two seasons of "Mad Men" is starting to take a toll on one of the show's key components: the thesps.
Armie Hammer is attached to star in Relativity's "The Brother's Grimm: Snow White."
Paramount has offered Victoria Justice the lead role in Josh Schwartz's upcoming laffer "Fun Size."
Sony has bought a spec script from Craig Zahler titled ''The Big Stone Grid'' with Michael De Luca on to produce.
Viggo Mortensen has ended negotiations for the role of the huntsman in Universal's "Snow White and the Huntsman" and has moved on from the project.
Tom Hooper, fresh off his best-director Oscar win for "The King's Speech," is in talks to direct an adaptation of the musical "Les Miserables" that Universal will distribute.