Garrett Hedlund is set to star alongside Jack O’Connell in Universal’s biopic, “Unbroken.” Angelina Jolie is helming the film with the Coen brothers doing the latest pass on the script. Earlier…
After waiting years to get a Lou Zamperini biopic up and running, Universal Pictures looks ready to get “Unbroken” off the ground dating it for Dec. 25, 2014 and tapping Jack O’Connell to star as…
Angelina Jolie is in negotiations to direct "Unbroken," the Lou Zamperini story, for Universal and Walden Media.
Literary agent Tina Bennett has joined WME's Gotham literary division.
Walden Media has partnered with Universal Pictures to bring the Lou Zamperini story to the screen after 55 years in development.
Universal Pictures has acquired the rights to author Laura Hillenbrand's "Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience and Redemption" with Francis Lawrence in talks to helm.
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?
The writers of Warner Bros.' "Mystic River" and Universal's "Seabiscuit" tied as winners of the 16th annual Scripter Award for best adapted film, marking the first time two movies have shared the nod.
Popularity can be costly.
Whether they center on the daily travails of Cleveland comic-book author Harvey Pekar ("American Splendor"), or on the love story between poets Sylvia Plath and Ted Hughes ("Sylvia"), or detail the…
The bloodshed spilling through the executive ranks of media companies from coast to coast reached New York's publishing biz Thursday with the news that Ann Godoff, president, publisher and editor in…