Viacom profits zoomed higher last quarter on rollicking sales of music vidgame "Rock Band," strong cable nets and slimmer losses at Paramount.
New Line has snapped up Chad Kultgen's spec "Dan Mintner: Badass for Hire" for $500,000 against $1 million and set up the project with Beau Flynn, Tripp Vinson and Mason Novick producing.
Maggie Gyllenhaal will replace Toni Collette in Sam Mendes' untitled relationship comedy for Focus Features.
Comedian Demetri Martin is in negotiations for the starring role in Ang Lee's next project, "Taking Woodstock," for Focus Features.
Nicole Kidman is tuning up for a film based on the life of British pop singer Dusty Springfield for Fox 2000.
ThinkFilm has scooped up domestic theatrical and homevid rights to hot Sundance doc "Roman Polanski: Wanted and Desired" from HBO.
Warner Bros. has filled the long-vacant post atop its videogame operation by tapping former Vivendi Games worldwide studio topper Martin Tremblay.
Paramount Home Entertainment, the last remaining HD DVD holdout among the studios, will bow its first Blu-ray discs next month and its first day-and-date Blu-ray release one month later with "The…
Kim Cattrall will receive the NBC Universal Award of Distinction at the 29th Banff World Television Festival.
IFC has picked up all North American rights to "La habitacion de Fermat" (Fermat's Room) after its screening this week in the Tribeca Festival Discovery Section.
Columbia Pictures has picked up Scott Rothman's spec "Dumped" for low six figures.
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