From Pulitzer Prize to the Disney imprimatur, playwright Doug Wright is swimming in the fast lane with his new book for the long-gestating stage version of "The Little Mermaid." After last week's…
Steven Paul’s Crystal Sky has teamed with Sony’s Screen Gems on a feature adaptation of the videogame “Tekken,” with plans to put the film into production in late fall with a budget of $50 million…
“The Honeymooners” star Mike Epps has been tapped to play Richard Pryor in a feature film on the comedian’s life. Walter Hill, who directed Pryor in “Brewster’s Millions,” will direct, and Caleb Kane…
Lorenzo di Bonaventura and Outlaw Prods. partners Bobby Newmyer and Scott Strauss have teamed in a deal with the Tribune Co. to resurrect Dick Tracy and make him the centerpiece of a TV series. But…
Long-standing Time Warner Book Group chairman Larry Kirshbaum is stepping down. As publisher of last year's John Stewart blockbuster, "America," Warners had a robust 2004, with sales estimated at…
Ronald Donaldson's "The World's Fastest Indian" starring Anthony Hopkins as motorcycle maven Burt Munro has run up a number of sales on the Croisette.
"Do You Like Hitchcock?" tops the list of titles that Italian broadcaster RAI has sold under its sales banner RAI Trade. The suspense thriller was directed by horror cult maestro Dario Argento and…
Redbus Pictures has picked up U.K. rights to Brit comedy "The All Together," with Arclight coming aboard to handle international sales.
Matthew Modine and Richard Griffiths are set to topline the romantic comedy "Opa," for Cinema Seven and "My Son the Fanatic" helmer Udayan Prasad.
Mandate Pictures has sealed a spate of international distrib deals on "Rise," starring Lucy Liu, including one for Universal to roll out the project in the U.K., France and Latin America.