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Sony Pictures Classics has bought all North American rights to Charlie Paul's documentary "For No Good Reason" from Itch Film.
NBC is taking the unusual step of switching halfhour laffer "Up All Night" from a single-camera format to multicam in the middle of the season.
Following a career boost from Terrence Malick's taste for unknown female leads, Haley Bennett is moving on to "Kristy," the psychological thriller from the Weinstein Company.
Nu Image greenlights pricier projects that are still built by masters of bottom-line finesse.
Cinematographer Wally Pfister's directorial debut, "Transcendence" looks to have found its leading man, as Johnny Depp is in negotiations to star in the Alcon Entertainment pic.
Warner Bros. has bumped Baz Luhrmann's "The Great Gatsby" from Dec. 25 to an unspecified date next summer, a move the studio says will boost the 3D epic's B.O. prospects but also reshuffles this…
BBC America will premiere original drama "Copper," from creators Tom Fontana and Will Rokos, on Aug. 19.