Paramount and MTV Films have signed a two-year first-look deal with Jamie Foxx and his producing partners, Jaime Rucker King and Marcus King.
Based on 100 pages and an outline, Paramount Pictures has made a preemptive deal for screen rights to "Black Monday," a novel being written by Bob Reiss. Par-based Tom Jacobson will produce.
Paramount Pictures has signed on as DreamWorks' dance partner for "Dreamgirls," the Bill Condon-directed adaptation of the stage musical. The studios will co-finance the film, a thinly veiled telling…
Paramount has tapped Jon Favreau to direct "John Carter of Mars," the epic adaptation of the Edgar Rice Burroughs sci-fi series.
Paramount has tapped Scott Kosar to adapt baseball memoir "Wrecking Crew: The Really Bad News Griffith Park Pirates" and has set up the project with Anonymous Content.
Paramount has obtained rights to remake the French cop saga "36 Quai des Orfevres," with Marc Forster directing and Dean Georgaris writing. Robert De Niro's Tribeca and Georgaris' Penn Station are…
Paramount is sending Adam Sztykiel to "Nerd Camp," its feature project about summer programs for gifted children that's being developed by Nickelodeon Films and Tollin/Robbins Prods.
Paramount has tapped Dimension's marketing chief Josh Greenstein to serve in the newly created position of senior VP, creative advertising.
Oliver Stone's film about the last two people pulled from the rubble of the World Trade Center has been set for release a month before the fifth anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks.
The old debate has been ignited yet again: When is a deal a deal? Paramount Classics claims it had a handshake agreement to acquire world rights to "Thank You for Smoking." A William Morris agent…
Paramount Pictures has optioned the Pulitzer Prize-winning Edmund Morris book "The Rise of Theodore Roosevelt" and will develop it for Martin Scorsese to direct and Leonardo DiCaprio to star as the…