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…
Open Road and XLrator Media have closed a deal for North American rights “All Is By My Side,” the Jimi Hendrix biopic starring Andre Benjamin. “All Is By My Side,” written and directed by John…
Warner Bros. has set up the biopic “Love and Glory,” about British Naval officer Lord Horatio Nelson. Peter Woodward is on board to pen the script. Nelson made a name for himself while fighting…
Finnish helmer Dome Karukoski, whose latest film, “Heart of a Lion” world-preemed at Toronto on Friday, is set to make his English-language debut with a biopic of groundbreaking artist Tom of…
The Algerian Ministry of Culture and Los Angeles-based American company Cinema Libre Studio have signed an agreement to co-produce a movie based on Algerian leader Abd El-Kader.
“Last King of Scotland” director Kevin MacDonald is on board to direct the Elvis Presley biopic “Last Train to Memphis” for Fox 2000. Based on the 1995 Peter Guralnick biography, the film chronicles…
VENICE – Habemus a pope pic. And from Pope Francis' native Argentina. One of its most international directors, Alejandro Agresti ("The Lake House") will direct "Historia de un cura" (A Priest's…
Sacha Baron Cohen has ankled GK Films' untitled Freddie Mercury biopic over "creative differences," his manager confirmed to Variety.
With Johnny Depp leaving "Black Mass," odds are that the Whitey Bulger drama won't make it to the big screen any time soon.
Blues musician Gregg Allman’s story is coming to the big screen. Open Road Films and Unclaimed Freight Productions' Randall Miller and Jody Savin are producing "My Cross To Bear," based on Allman’s…
Efforts to mount a Jimi Hendrix biopic have been hung up amid rights issues and the artist's estate, but the new 'All Is by My Side' takes on the famed guitarist's origin story.