Universal Pictures has paid a seven-figure sum to acquire rights to a seven-book series of bestselling spy novels by Daniel Silva. Studio is eyeing the 2006 thriller "The Messenger" as a possible…
DreamWorks Animation and Paramount will release the fourth installment in the lucrative "Shrek" franchise May 21, 2010.
The Walt Disney Co. was plucky in its third quarter, posting single-digit gains across its businesses during the earnings frame ended June 30.
Universal has acquired the pitch "The Lost Adventures of Stone Perlmutter Jr.," with Peter Huyck and Alex Gregory to pen the script as a star vehicle for Jack Black.
The billion-dollar club has just added a member as newly minted Paramount Pictures Intl. became the fifth studio to take in more than that amount this year in foreign box office.
DreamWorks may be having its problems with Paramount, but DreamWorks Animation is profiting handsomely from its relationship with the studio.
Disney has signed Francis Lawrence ("Constantine") to helm fantasy-adventure "Snow and the Seven," with Scott Rudin and Andrew Gunn producing.
Disney has picked up feature rights to the graphic novel "Pet Robots" and set it up with Chris Bender and JC Spink through their Benderspink banner.
Production execs hate singling out their favorite projects, but Donna Langley will offer a few when pressed: "United 93," "Children of Men" and "Knocked Up."
With "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows," the seventh and final installment in the bestselling series having just hit the streets in record-setting numbers (each preceding book reached No. 1 on…
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