Summit Entertainment has launched development of an untitled college comedy by the "Sex Drive" team of Sean Anders and John Morris.
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Wind Dancer Films is developing an adaptation of Howard Blum's recently published "American Lightning: Terror, Mystery, the Birth of Hollywood, and the Crime of the Century."
Killer Films topper Christine Vachon has optioned the spec script "Kill Your Darlings," a biopic thriller by John Krokidas and Austin Bunn.
Splitting one of Hollywood's major management companies in half, Rick Yorn has left the Firm, which he ran jointly with Jeff Kwatinetz.
When Paramount made the decision last week to push "The Soloist" to March, DreamWorks, Working Title and CAA , which reps director Joe Wright, Robert Downey Jr. and Jamie Foxx, were not pleased.
"Eagle Eye" soared past rivals, collecting $12 million at 3,779 playdates in 49 markets to top a moderate frame at the international box office.
One week after opening with the best demo score for any new drama this season, ABC's "Life on Mars" came crashing down to earth on Thursday.
Despite recently posting robust quarterly results, NBC Universal plans another round of major cuts, eliminating $500 million from next year's budget.
Russian film "Yuri's Day" by film and theater director Kirill Serebrennikov won the grand prize, worth E30,000 ($40,255) Saturday at the closing of the 24th edition of the Warsaw Film Festival.
Sumner Redstone's National Amusements is still grappling with the debt payments that forced the sale of CBS and Viacom shares last week.
The 21st edition of the Tokyo Intl. Film Festival opened on Saturday in a burst of green -- the fest's new color, symbolizing its eco commitment.