Paramount is going into "Hyperdrive," picking up the science-fiction spec script from Morgan Jurgenson and Alex Ankeles for Mary Parent to produce through her Disruption Entertainment banner.
Summit Entertainment has purchased spec script "In the Flesh," which Kristin Hahn adapted from the teen ghost tale "A Certain Slant of Light."
Warner Bros. is getting "Haunted," buying Eric Kripke's spec script and setting up the project with Greg Berlanti through Berlanti Prods. and Kevin McCormick via his Langley Park banner.
Tom Cruise is narrowing the prospects for his next film, but no matter which he chooses, he has single-handedly propped up the script doctoring biz: Studios have spent millions of dollars in rewrite…
What is girth worth? Columbia Pictures plunked down a $675,000 guarantee against potential seven figures for "Fat Man," a spec script by Mike Reiss about an 800-pound man who drops 600 pounds with…
Peter Bart: The Backlot
Walt Disney Pictures has reached an agreement in principle with screenwriters Michael Hacker and Jeff Miller for the spec screenplay "Ironmen," which appears headed for fast-track development by…