Lionsgate is eyeing “10 Cloverfield Lane” director Daniel Trachtenberg for its Harry Houdini biopic, which had been in development for several years. Johnny Depp had been in early talks in 2014 to…
STX Entertainment is developing a movie about the rivalry between Harry Houdini and psychic Margery Crandon, better known as “The Witch of Lime Street.” The studio has acquired motion picture rights…
A rare 1919 silent film starring illusionist Harry Houdini will screen for the very first time at the TCM Classic Film Festival in March. “The Grim Game,” which had been lost for decades, has now…
David Copperfield has launched a new production shingle called Red Safe in his hometown of Las Vegas that both formalizes his ongoing consulting relationship with Hollywood producers and sets him on…
History has greenlit its next miniseries effort, offering a four-episode order to “Houdini,” with Adrien Brody attached to star. Scripted program traces the arc of Houdini’s life from desperate…
Chernin Entertainment brandished its magic wand to tap Irish filmmaker Kealan O'Rourke, who will write and direct the adaptation of Brian Selznick's young adult novel "The Houdini Box."
Tom Thayer spent nearly a decade developing his first feature, "Hitchcock," which debuted last month with Anthony Hopkins and Helen Mirren in the roles of the famous director and his wife.
Chernin Entertainment is hoping to unshackle a Harry Houdini pic, picking up feature rights to Brian Selznick's "The Houdini Box."
Sony Pictures has tapped its Oscar-winning "Social Network" scribe Aaron Sorkin to adapt "Steve Jobs," Walter Isaacson's bestselling biography of the late Apple co-founder.
Most plays focus on the conflict sparked when different psychological states collide. "The Escapologist" does it the other way around. In his first collaboration with Scottish company Suspect…
An auction of Houdini collectibles provides the excuse for yet another documentary about the legendary magician that nevertheless proves extremely interesting -- an unsentimental portrait capturing…
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