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…
Chloe Sevigny has joined the cast of the David Fincher thriller "Zodiac," co-produced by Warner Bros. and Paramount. Sevigny will play the girlfriend of Robert Graysmith, a San Francisco Chronicle…
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.
Paramount Classics has made a deal to distribute "Prairie Wind," a performance film that Jonathan Demme will direct, based around a two-night perf of new material by Neil Young.
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…