Ben Poole's “Americatown” and Will Simmons' “Murder City,” both of which made the 2012 Black List, are now part of Aldamisa Entertainment's development slate. The two-year-old…
Paramount has decided to go on a "Family Vacation," buying Eric Reese's thriller spec script and setting it up with Daniel Dubiecki's Allegiance Theater to produce through the Paramount Insurge label.
"Pacific Rim" producer Mary Parent is out with a sci-fi spec script by T.S. Nowlin ("Agent 13") titled "Our Name Is Adam" to which Tom Cruise is said to be attached to topline, sources tell Variety.
Paramount and J.J. Abrams' Bad Robot have snapped up action-thriller spec script "Wunderkind" from writer Patrick Aison.
In a competitive situation, DreamWorks has shelled out mid-six figures to acquire "Glimmer," a sci-fi/fantasy spec written by Carter Blanchard.
In a pre-emptive deal, Paramount has acquired an untitled, low-budget spec script from rising scribes Josh Campbell and Matt Stuecken that will be produced by J.J. Abrams' Bad Robot banner.
Barry L. Levy is set to pen the script for the action thriller "2" for Universal Pictures.
Legendary Pictures has acquired a script titled "Slayer," written by Martin Helgeland.
Black Forest Film Group has acquired the spec script "Black River," a psychological thriller from Ransom Riggs, the author of New York Times bestseller "Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children."
In a competitive situation, Warner Bros. Pictures has purchased the spec script "Hidden" from twin brothers and recent college graduates Matt and Ross Duffer, who are also set to direct the pic that…