Paramount Pictures has acquired the rights to the biography “Sam Phillips: The Man Who Invented Rock ‘N’ Roll,” with Leonardo DiCaprio attached to produce and star in the pic. Jennifer Davisson will…
Paramount Pictures and Appian Way are in negotiations to acquire screen rights to the Beth Macy book “Truevine: Two Brothers, A Kidnapping, and a Mother's Quest; A True Story of the Jim Crow South”…
Warner Bros. has picked up feature rights to A. Scott Berg's "Wilson" biography and set it up with Leonardo DiCaprio’s Appian Way banner as a potential starring vehicle for the “Great Gatsby” actor…
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Warner Bros. is developing a Rasputin movie for Leonardo DiCaprio at the actor’s studio-based Appian Way banner along with Kevin McCormick’s Langley Park Pictures. Studio acquired a pitch from…
Twentieth Century Fox has added three production executives to its ranks, as former Appian Way exec Michael Ireland has joined the studio as VP of production, with Ryan Jones and Gina Reyes tapped as…
New Regency has tapped Ben Affleck and Justin Timberlake to star in newly acquired project "Runner, Runner." Dramatic thriller, penned by "Rounders" writers Brian Koppelman and David Levien, is a set…
"Invictus" and "Sherlock Holmes" scribe Tony Peckham is in final negotiations to rewrite "The Twilight Zone" for Warner Bros. and Appian Way.
Robert Schwentke has been tapped to direct the HBO drama pilot "The Lobotomist," with Daniel Thomsen on board to write the script.
Warner Bros. has greenlit its live-action remake of the anime cult hit "Akira" for a late February/early March start, sources tell Variety.
Graham King's GK Films, Leonardo DiCaprio's Appian Way and "Paranormal Activity" producer Steven Schneider are teaming to produce the psychological thriller "Home," which Dennis Iliadis will direct…
Warner Bros. is turning to a familiar face to get its long-gestating "Akira" remake off the ground, as Spanish helmer Jaume Collet-Serra ("Orphan," "Unknown") is set to direct the live-action version…