Amid a top-to-bottom makeover, Paramount ironically has registered its best summer showing since it released Forrest Gump" in 1994. Thanks largely to "War of the Worlds" and "The Longest Yard," Par…
Lorenzo Di Bonaventura has reupped for another three-year, first-look deal at Paramount as his "Four Brothers" pic won the weekend box office title for the studio.
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Paramount Pictures has set "Nip/Tuck" creator and exec producer Ryan Murphy to write and direct an adaptation of John Jeter's play "Dirty Tricks," with Meryl Streep starring as Martha Mitchell, the…
Paramount is making a deal with "The Forger," buying Richard D'Ovidio's spec script and setting it up with Lorenzo di Bonaventura. Story centers on an imprisoned thief who buys his way out of prison…
Paramount has acquired film rights to A.J. Jacobs' "The Year of Living Biblically: One Man's Humble Quest to Obey the Bible As Literally As Possible" and set it up at Brad Pitt's Plan B Entertainment.
MTV Films has bitten on "Damn Nation," buying feature rights to Andy Cosby's Dark Horse comic tale of a vampire takeover of the United States. MTV will produce "Damn Nation" along with Michael…
Paramount Pictures has signed former Universal production chief Kevin Misher to a three-year, first-look producing deal. Pact commences at the end of this year, after the expiration of Misher's…
Paramount has decided to prepare for a robot takeover, buying film rights to Daniel H. Wilson's "How to Survive a Robot Uprising: Tips on Defending Yourself Against the Coming Rebellion" and setting…
Paramount Pictures and MTV Films have optioned the Gordon Korman novel "Born to Rock" and set sibling team Gavin and Greg O'Connor to develop it under their Solaris banner as a potential directing…
With Brad Grey's overhaul of Paramount's executive suite in full swing, motion picture group exec VP Bruce Tobey is ankling the studio. Tobey's departure comes after last week's hiring of Revolution…