Paramount Pictures has tapped Chris Boal to rewrite "Old Man's War," an adaptation of John Scalzi's sci-fi novel that Wolfgang Petersen is attached to direct and produce alongside Scott Stuber of…
When Chris Meledandri exited 20th Century Fox Animation two years ago to create Illumination Entertainment, the move was viewed by industryites as a huge loss for the Century City brass.
Several studios were in on the search, but Universal and Illumination Entertainment were the ones who found "Where's Waldo?"
Christopher Eccleston will share the cockpit with Hilary Swank in "Amelia," the Mira Nair-directed Amelia Earhart biopic for Avalon Pictures and Fox Searchlight.
Chris Meledandri's Universal-based shingle has a name -- Illumination -- and a batch of deals.
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