MGM has paid high six figures against a potential seven-figure deal to turn the cult comic "Bulletproof Monk" into a live-action film that will star Chow Yun-fat as the title character. John Woo and…
Producers Al Uzielli, Ben Myron and Ellen Freyer have optioned the screen rights to Karen Cushman's Newberry Award-winning young adult novel "Catherine, Called Birdy," with Pam Wallace ("Witness")…
Franco Zeffirelli will reteam with his "Tea With Mussolini" producers Riccardo Tozzi and Giovannella Zannoni to make a feature about the final month in the life of legendary diva Maria Callas, to be…
StudioCanal and Universal Pictures have announced plans for a co-production deal with Miramax Films on two films being produced by Working Title.
The "love bug" has been good to Vanity Fair scribe Bryan Burrough.
NBC and WebTV have introduced an enhanced TV element to the NBA playoff games the network is broadcasting.
In what will mark his first film work in four years, Oscar-winning actor Daniel Day-Lewis is negotiating for the co-lead role, alongside Leonardo DiCaprio and Cameron Diaz, in "Gangs of New York,"…
Julia Roberts' Shoelace Prods. and Joe Roth's still unnamed independent production company have bought an untitled pitch, described as a mystical love story set in Europe, by scribe Sue Kramer.
German distrib Helkon Media and Christian Halsey Solomon & Lee Solomon of U.S. sales company Quadra are launching Helkon Intl. Pictures, a significant production and distribution entity that involves…
For the second year in a row, Warner Bros. Intl. TV will provide its clients around the world with exclusive previews of upcoming TV series being offered at the L.A. Screenings before those buyers…
Universal Pictures announced Tuesday that it has promoted Mary Parent to executive vice president of production after she spent more than two years as senior vice president.