Miramax Films has picked up North American rights to Julian Jarrold's "Brideshead Revisited," with Emma Thompson and Michael Gambon joining the previously announced cast of Ben Whishaw, Matthew Goode…
Scribe Peter Buchman is in final negotiations to adapt "The Wonga Coup" for Miramax and Jason Blum's Blumhouse Prods.
As many specialty films fail to find an audience this season, Miramax's "The Queen" is proving the unlikely exception. How did one of the smallest specialty divisions wind up with one of the year's…
Miramax has acquired Emanuel Crialese's "Nuovomondo" (The Golden Door), Italy's foreign-language Oscar submission, in the unit's first foreign-language buy this year.
Miramax Films has acquired screen rights to Adam Roberts' nonfiction book "The Wonga Coup," with Jason Blum of Blumhouse to produce the feature adaptation along with Beth O'Neil.
Miramax is returning to familiar territory, acquiring "City of God" follow-up "City of Men" and scheduling a 2007 release. Disney unit has bought North American rights and a slew of foreign rights…
Miramax Films has snapped up irreverent comedy spec script "Homeland Insecurity" from Robert J. Siegel, former editor of satire rag the Onion.
Miramax Films has snapped up North American distribution rights to offbeat New Zealand comedy "Eagle vs. Shark." Pic, now in post-production, was written and helmed by Taika Waititi in his feature…
Looks like Elton John's "Gnomeo and Juliet" is not dead after all. Kate Winslet is attached to topline the long-gestating CG-animated feature for Miramax Films and John's Rocket Pictures.
Miramax Films has tapped Colleen Seldin as senior veep, international distribution and operations. Exec has served at Miramax for the past six years, and is reupping to stay aboard at the mini-major…
Miramax Films has picked up North American rights to "Becoming Jane," in which Anne Hathaway stars as Brit novelist Jane Austen. Helmer is Julian Jarrold, who directed Miramax's U.K. import "Kinky…