DeVon Franklin has been upped to senior VP of production at Columbia Pictures, where he'll report to prexy Doug Belgrad.
Star Tobey Maguire and helmer Sam Raimi, who were both set for big paydays for "Spider Man 4," will no longer be involved in the franchise as Col moves forward with a high school-aged Peter Parker…
Columbia Pictures has dropped the ball on "Moneyball," the Steven Soderbergh-directed Brad Pitt starrer that was supposed to begin production on Monday in Phoenix.
Emma Stone is in final negotiations to star alongside Woody Harrelson and Jesse Eisenberg in the horror/comedy "Zombieland" for Columbia Pictures.
Helmer James L. Brooks is set to team with Reese Witherspoon on an untitled comedy for Columbia Pictures.
James Lassiter, Will Smith and Ken Stovitz's Overbrook Entertainment has reupped its first-look deal with Columbia Pictures for five years, keeping the shingle at the studio through 2013.
Columbia Pictures is back in the dojo with a new version of the 1984 hit "The Karate Kid," which has been refashioned as a star vehicle for Jaden Smith.
Sam Mendes will direct a bigscreen adaptation of the supernatural graphic novel "Preacher" for Columbia Pictures.