Representing A-list movie stars is obviously a great gig — until you look at the summer box office results.
Peter Bart: I asked my friend Michael Fleming of Deadline Hollywood to comment on the tendency of journalists to look at the glitterati through rose-colored glasses, since we both have interviewed…
Castle Rock has optioned "Playing Joe," a Hitchcock-style thriller script from Jeff Miller.
FilmNation Entertainment and A Bigger Boat are combining to finance and produce "House at the End of the Street," a psychological thriller based on a story written by Jonathan Mostow.
In the latest shakeup atop a major Hollywood PR firm, Leslie Sloane Zelnik and Matt Labov have become co-presidents of BWR.
Management 360 has imported UK-based talent agent Duncan Millership to become a manager.
Universal Pictures has bought an untitled pitch by "Due Date" writers Alan Cohen and Alan Freedland.
Warner Bros. has acquired remake rights to the Chan-Wook Park-directed Korean film "Sympathy for Mr. Vengeance."
Saoirse Ronan will reteam with "Atonement" helmer Joe Wright in Focus Features' "Hanna."
Paradigm has hired Gotham-based veteran WMA agent Jim Griffin, who will start the agency's first broadcasting department.
New Line Cinema has set a Feb. 22 production start for "Hall Pass," an R-rated comedy directed by Pete and Bobby Farrelly that will star Owen Wilson and Jason Sudeikis.