Universal Pictures has acquired screen rights to the Electronic Arts videogame "Army of Two." The studio is looking to fast-track the project to begin production in 2009 and has set "The Bourne…
Markets & Festivals
Legendary may be getting Epic. Private equity-backed film financier Legendary Pictures is in negotiations to acquire Epic Games, the North Carolina-based developer of videogames including "Gears of…
Twentieth Century Fox's "Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakuel" will nibble on the competish -- including Disney toon "The Princess and the Frog -- when opening in theaters on Christmas Day 2009.
E! Entertainment has extended the run of latenight talker "Chelsea Lately" through 2009.
"Doubt" has been slotted as the new opener for AFI Fest. An unfinished version of helmer John Patrick Shanley's period drama starring Meryl Streep replaces "The Soloist," which Paramount pulled after…
For his next directing effort, Steven Soderbergh is plotting a 3-D live-action rock 'n' roll musical about Cleopatra. He is courting Catherine Zeta-Jones to play the Egyptian queen and Hugh Jackman…
Venice-based visual effects house Digital Domain has named vfx veteran Cliff Plumer chief exec and upped Kevin Weston to chief financial officer.