Lionsgate has reunited with its "The Haunting in Connecticut" director Peter Cornwell on "The Panopticon," a sci-fi thriller mystery script by Craig Rosenberg.
DreamWorks Animation has set Ethan Reiff and Cyrus Voris to write "Gil's All Fright Diner," an adaptation of the A. Lee Martinez novel that has Barry Sonnenfeld attached to direct.
Maria Bello and Michael Sheen have wrapped production on "Beautiful Boy," an indie film directed by Shawn Ku,.
Chris Columbus' 1492 Prods. has fast-tracked a screen adaptation of "The Help," the bestselling Kathryn Stockett novel about African-American domestic servants and their wealthy white employers in…
Sony Pictures has optioned the English language screen rights to "The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo," the first of three titles on Millenium Series of crime thriller novels by Stieg Larsson, the…
Jon Furay and James LaVigne's recently formed Gotham-based Vigorous Pictures has optioned screen rights to two books: Gayle Lynds' espionage thriller "The Last Spymaster" and the Jonathan Green…
Universal Pictures is in early talks with Carl Erik Rinsch to direct "Creature From the Black Lagoon," a remake of the 1954 U pic about an undersea creature that terrorizes a scientific expedition.
Universal Pictures has set Kenny Ortega to direct "In the Heights," the bigscreen adaptation of the Tony Award-winning Broadway musical.
L+E Prods. has partnered with Liquid Comics to launch Epic Cycle, a new graphic novel label designed to hatch properties that can be expanded into multiple platforms, including film and TV.
Mel Gibson will direct and Leonardo DiCaprio will star in an untitled period drama about Viking culture.
Incentive Filmed Entertainment, launched at last year's Cannes Film Festival by Screen Capital Intl. and WMA with $100 million in funding, has radically changed its game plan 18 months into its…