Sony Pictures Worldwide Acquisitions has acquired domestic and select international rights to Michael and Peter Spierig's sci-fi action-thriller "Predestination," which will reunite the siblings with…
Kevin Macdonald has made a deal with New Regency to develop and direct "The End of Eternity," the 1955 Isaac Asimov novel the financier-producer acquired late in the fall.
Last fall, studios were bullish with plans to put 40 or more films in production to fill 2010 and 2011 slates.
New Regency is acquiring screen rights to "Beat the Reaper," eyed as a star vehicle for Leonardo DiCaprio.
Edward D. Cartier, whose illustrations graced "The Shadow" and numerous other science fiction and mystery publications in a career that spanned several decades, has died at 94.
Unique Features partners Bob Shaye and Michael Lynne have hired Dylan Sellers as senior production executive for their Warner Bros.-based shingle.
Jeff Vintar, a writer on 20th Century Fox's upcoming "I, Robot," has been hired to write sci-fi adaptations for both Fox and New Line Cinema.
German director M.X. Oberg, who has helmed a number of shorts based on J.D. Salinger and Isaac Asimov stories, makes a decent feature debut with "Under the Milky Way," a mild, amiable comedy about…
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