Fox 2000 has acquired the rights to the novel “The Engagements” and is in negotiations with Reese Witherspoon to come on board to produce. If the deal goes through, Witherspoon would produce through…
After taking a year to find his next project, David Fincher may be ready to helm another adaptation of a popular book.
EXCLUSIVE: Fifty years after its publication, Rachel Carson's environmental tome "Silent Spring" is getting the big-screen treatment.
Nina Jacobson is an unrepentant bookworm. Not only does she love a good read, she owes her career as a producer to the books she and her kids love: Suzanne Collins' "The Hunger Games" and Jeff…
With the success of 2009's "District 9" still fresh in their minds, producers are cherry-picking South African sci-fi properties, making it one of hottest genres this side of Swedish crime fiction.
"The Silence of the Lambs" helmer Jonathan Demme has optioned feature film rights to Stephen King's upcoming novel "11/22/63" and is set to write, direct and produce the adaptation through his…
Hollywood's hot-to-trot on Colton Harris-Moore, the "Barefoot Bandit" whose capture in the Bahamas capped a manhunt for the alleged serial burglar. But according to the January profile in Outside…
As the adult-skewing drama becomes an endangered species at the studios, is there any hope for that venerable subcategory, the literary-book-to-screen adaptation?
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