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…
Following the success of Paramount and DreamWorks' "War of the Worlds," Par has awarded another sci-fi spectacular to Steven Spielberg: the remake of "When Worlds Collide."
In one of the quirkiest TV series remake deals, Paramount Pictures has secured rights to "Battle of the Network Stars" and will use it as the catalyst for a star-studded comedy.
Paramount has tapped producer-turned-writer Julie Durk to script the romantic comedy "How to Tell He's Not the One in 10 Days," the sequel to "How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days," for producers Lynda Obst…