Legendary Entertainment has tapped longtime publishing and literary executive Deborah Kaufmann as VP, literary affairs. In the newly created role, will pursue book adaptations for Legendary's film…
Televisa USA has woken Anne Rice’s “The Sleeping Beauty” books from their slumber and has acquired the English-language television and digital rights to the author’s popular erotica series. The…
While most studios in Hollywood are betting on superheroes to save the box office, Universal Pictures is doubling down on creature features. This month, the studio acquired rights to Anne Rice's "The…
Setting up a potential vampire franchise, Universal Pictures has acquired movie rights to Anne Rice's novels in "The Vampire Chronicles" series for Brian Grazer and Imagine Entertainment. Alex…
Before "Twilight," "The Vampire Diaries" and "True Blood," there was Anne Rice. The author, whose “Vampire Chronicles” series has sold over 80 million copies, announced Sunday that fans can look…
IDW Publishing will adapt Hunter S. Thompson's novel “Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas” into a graphic novel. Publisher produces comic books and graphic novels based on But its president and CEO Ted…
FilmDistrict has acquired U.S. distribution rights to the upcoming “Christ the Lord” movie with plans for a release in March, 2015. The project, first announced in late 2011, is based on Anne Rice's…
Prior to any producer coming on board, before the film's premise was even in its finished form, Frances McDormand was all in with "Promised Land."
Chris Columbus and his 1492 Pictures banner have signed a five-year deal with Michael Witherill's Rise Entertainment under which Rise will develop and finance 1492's upcoming slate.
Blame Anne Rice for the vampirization of popular culture, says Neil Jordan, who himself has made a pair of vampire pics 18 years apart.
After helping bring Harry Potter and Kevin McCallister to life, Chris Columbus is looking to put another famous kid up on the big screen: Jesus Christ.