With niche divisions, as with comedy, it's all about timing. The fast-moving HBO and New Line got the deal that Paramount was slowly trying so hard to seal.
The Blue Collar gang of comics has landed a multiyear development deal at Paramount.
Paul W.S. Anderson will write and direct Paramount's "Deathrace 3000," a remake of the cult Roger Corman pic "Deathrace 2000." Anderson, who last directed "Alien vs. Predator" and "Resident Evil,"…
Brenda Ciccone has been named VP of publicity for Paramount Home Entertainment.
Paramount has snapped up college comedy spec "Senior Week" from Erica Rivinoja, setting it up for John Goldwyn and Lorne Michaels to produce.
Paramount has purchased film rights to "Prep," Curtis Sittenfeld's first novel, and set it with producers John Goldwyn and Sara Colleton. Set at an elite Boston boarding school, book centers on an…
"Star Trek" vet Brannon Braga is remaining in the Paramount universe even as he prepares to plot a course for a new galaxy. With "Enterprise" now wrapped, Braga has come on board as exec producer and…
Paramount legal exec Steve Madoff has been promoted to a position that includes international responsibility for home entertainment and pay TV.
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.