Sales shingle Omega Entertainment has inked a two-picture deal with Hill & Brand Entertainment to handle international rights for the Hillenbrand brothers' completed college comedy and vampire genre…
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Germany's Telepool secured world rights, excluding German-speaking territories, for "Angel Face," the new project by Oliver Hirschbiegel being produced by Norbert Preuss of Fanes Film.
"Machan," Umberto Passolini's story of a fake handball team, was sold to UGC for France, Alliance Atlantis for Canada and Rialto Film for Switzerland.
Fox is feeling good about its new Tim Roth drama "Lie to Me." The net has given the show a plum post-"American Idol" slot on Wednesdays starting in January.
In what means the end of the road for the Firm, Jeff Kwatinetz resigned late Thursday from the management/production company he founded in 1997.
Brian Grazer and Ron Howard have been chosen to receive the Producers Guild of America's 2009 Milestone award.
Mark Burnett Prods. has entered into a partnership with No Good TV, with plans for developing the popular, privately funded online video producer's content into traditional television series.
Warner Bros. has acquired rights to the L.A. Times' recent seven-part series "Tales From the Gangster Squad," with Dan Lin to produce the feature adaptation.
Steven Spielberg and Will Smith are in early discussions to collaborate on a remake of Park Chan-wook's "Oldboy." DreamWorks is in the process of securing the remake rights, and the new pic will be…
Ashok Amritraj's Hyde Park Entertainment has joined forces with Singapore-based Toonz Entertainment and Gang of 7 Animation to mount "The Life and Adventures of Santa Claus," a CGI-animated feature…
Flush from the global returns of "Mamma Mia!," Universal Pictures is tuning up another stage musical transformation. The studio has acquired rights to turn the Tony Award-winning Broadway musical "In…