Paramount has acquired rights to the story of Marla Ruzicka, a 28-year-old American relief worker killed in Iraq by a suicide bomber. Marc Platt will produce with MTV Films. Studio bought Ruzicka's…
Hollywood's going to be last in line when it comes to Steven Spielberg's "War of the Worlds." The director, together with Tom Cruise and Dakota Fanning, has been jetting around the world for a series…
Paramount Pictures has tapped screenwriter Joel Fields to adapt James Siegel's thriller "Detour," which Lorenzo di Bonaventura is producing. Story's centered on an American couple traveling to…
John Hersker, Jim Orr and Tom Molen have been promoted to new positions in Paramount Pictures' domestic distribution division. The promotions are part of a restructuring due to the departure of…
David Twohy has set up a trio of writing assignments, one of which will turn his original heist pic premise into "The Brazilian Job," the sequel to Paramount hit remake "The Italian Job." Twohy, whom…
Paramount Pictures has acquired screen rights to Rachel DeWoskin's just-published memoir "Foreign Babes in Beijing" for Frank Darabont's Darkwoods Prods. to produce.
Paramount Pictures, continuing a recent dealmaking spree, has signed helmer Mark Waters and CAA agent Jessica Tuchinsky to a three-year first-look producing pact.
Paramount Pictures has decided to go to "Crawlspace," tapping horror specialist Stephen Susco ("The Grudge") to adapt Herbert Lieberman's novel and setting up the project with Evolution Entertainment.
Almost three months into the Brad Grey era, signs began emerging of the stamp new prexy Gail Berman is looking to put on the studio.
Can the deliberate hand of Bob Daly bring a comforting touch to the evolution at Paramount?
Paramount Pictures has beaten four rival studios to the punch, landing a seven-figure rights and screenwriting deal for boxing biopic "The Fighter." Mandeville Films' David Hoberman and Todd…