Universal Pictures and Peter Berg will develop a drama about the 1973 kidnapping of oil heir Jean Paul Getty III.
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Peter Travis has been set by Warner Independent Pictures to direct "Man Without a Gun," a fact-based drama.
The Yari Film Group is fast-tracking "Killing Pablo," the long-gestating biopic about the late Pablo Escobar, with Javier Bardem and Christian Bale toplining.
Derek Luke has replaced Wesley Snipes in a lead role in "Miracle at St. Anna," the WWII drama that Spike Lee is directing in Italy.
Dick Wolf is teaming with "Disturbia" helmer D.J. Caruso and scribe J.H. Wyman to mount an ambitious comicbook-style drama that will use the same greenscreen technology utilized in the hit pic "300."
Dakota Blue Richards, the 13-year-old British actress who makes her debut in the leading role of New Line's upcoming "The Golden Compass," has been cast to play the central character in Gabor Csupo's…
Spyglass Entertainment has acquired the rights to remake David Cronenberg's horror classic "The Brood." Cory Goodman has been tapped to pen the screenplay.
The Motion Picture Assn. of America has named Jim C. Williams as its top techie.
Fox has given a pilot order to a one-hour procedural drama from scribe Sam Baum that's also partly inspired by one of Brian Grazer's interests.
MTV has made a deal with Ken Mok for an untitled television project.
Disney's Buena Vista Prods. division has signed a first-look deal with Silverback Prods., giving it first crack at the Scandinavia-based company's content, formats and series.
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