Paramount Pictures has tapped Lasse Hallstrom to direct "Daughter of the Queen of Sheba," based on Jacki Lyden's bestselling memoir.
Paramount Pictures and MTV Films have signed a two-year first-look deal with Albert Berger and Ron Yerxa and their Bona Fide Prods. shingle. The duo previously produced "Election" and "The Wood" for…
Paramount Pictures has promoted Sara Spring to senior VP, feature production management from her current VP slot, which she has held for four years.
Paramount and MTV Films have hired Alex Winter to pen "Napster: The Shawn Fanning Bio Project." MTV originally developed the project about the Napster founder as a TV movie in 2002 but decided only…
Paramount and MTV Films have tapped Joy Bryant to star opposite rapper 50 Cent in the untitled action-adventure pic formerly dubbed "Locked and Loaded."
Sarah Jessica Parker is running to "Love Walked In," signing to co-produce and star in Paramount's comedy-drama based on Marisa de los Santos' upcoming first novel. Michael London ("Sideways") will…
Paramount has decided to seek "A Treasure's Trove," buying up feature rights to Michael Stadther's bestselling children's book for mid-six figures and setting it up at Cruise/Wagner.
Jonathan Dolgen's prepping for a third act. "I'm starting to see if there's a way I could be involved in acquiring a media property," he says. "If I find something that's really interesting for me to…
Paramount Pictures will tag team with Sony Pictures Entertainment to buy redo rights to "Ring of Fire: The Emile Griffith Story," a Dan Klores/Ron Berger-directed documentary.
Veteran exec Mark Bakshi has been promoted to president of feature production management for Paramount Pictures, succeeding the retiring Fred Gallo.
Paramount is beefing up an already ambitious summer release schedule, slotting "Bad News Bears" on June 10 and "The Honeymooners" on July 15.