In a pre-emptive deal, Paramount has acquired an untitled, low-budget spec script from rising scribes Josh Campbell and Matt Stuecken that will be produced by J.J. Abrams' Bad Robot banner.
At first glance, 20th Century Fox's "Chronicle" -- a found-footage movie that revolves around three not-so-super superheroes -- would seem the opposite of what studios are seeking to develop these…
Reports of the death of New York independent filmmaking have been greatly exaggerated.
The increase in polished, low-budget films has never more apparent than at the 43rd Sitges Festival, which could have invented an extra prize this year for micro-budget productions.
As the economy forces the broadcast nets to economize in every way possible, the deal that saved NBC's "Friday Night Lights" from cancellation last month may be a portent of things to come for…