Paramount has sold Turner Broadcasting the exclusive network window to four of its recent theatricals: "Rat Race," "Domestic Disturbance," "Zoolander" and "Hardball."
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Robert Sean Leonard ("The Last Days of Disco") has joined Larry Gelbart's untitled ABC drama pilot, while Sasha Alexander ("Wasteland") is the first cast member set for CBS drama "Presidio Med."
In a preemptive bid, Universal Pictures and Jersey Films have paid mid-six figures to pick up the pitch "Penny Dreadful: Ghost Detective" from scribe Darin Scott.
Woody Allen has tapped "American Pie 2" star Jason Biggs to star in his next film. Shooting will begin in the late spring for DreamWorks.
Producer Scott Rudin has landed "Wonder Boys" author Michael Chabon's next novel, "Hatzeplatz," paying $250,000 against $1 million to option the book via his production deal at Paramount.
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The Cannes Film Festival has issued a call for submissions for Directors Fortnight, which highlights new filmmakers.
After two years, John Huddle has ankled the William Morris Agency to join International Creative Management as a motion picture literary agent.
Clare Anne Darragh has been promoted to senior VP of national publicity for New Line Cinema.
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