Paramount Pictures is taking a swing at "The Club," tapping writer-director David Raynr to script the golfing comedy.
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Novelist-turned-screenwriter William Monahan is in final negotiations to write "Mazar i Sharif" for Columbia Pictures and producer Mace Neufeld.
Universal Pictures has rehired "The Bourne Identity" scribe Tony Gilroy to adapt Robert Ludlum's "The Bourne Supremacy." Deal is valued at low seven figures against mid-seven figures.
CBS has joined Turner's TBS/TNT as shared-window partners for New Line's "About Schmidt." CBS will pay a flat fee of $3 million for three runs of "About Schmidt" in a 15-month window following the…
The race is on to produce a telepic about the abduction and miracle rescue of Utah teen Elizabeth Smart.
Gene Hackman has been elected by 20th Century Fox to play a former president in "Mooseport." Thesp has met director Donald Petrie, and negotiations are under way for him to star in the comedy…
In a mid-six-figure purchase, New Line Cinema has preemptively picked up spec script the Untitled Wedding Project by Henry Huang and Gregg Temkin for MBST Entertainment to produce. New Line also made…
Universal Pictures has paid six figures for the pitch provisionally titled "One Nation Under Bob" for U-based Shady Acres Entertainment Tom Shadyac and Michael Bostick to produce with Buffy Shutt and…
Thora Birch and Juliette Lewis have signed on to star in the thriller "Silence Becomes You," for U.K. production shingle Dragonfly Films.
Online service Yahoo! ventures into the subscription entertainment business today with the launch of its Platinum service, featuring exclusives from "American Idol," "Survivor" and the first two…