Adam Sandler is attached to star in and produce "Fifty First Kisses" at Columbia Pictures. Spec, by George Wing, is undergoing a rewrite by Lowell Ganz and Babaloo Mandel.
The race is on to bring talking-car movies to the bigscreen. MGM late on Friday picked up Ron Anderson's comedy spec "Wheels of Fury," a laffer that's described as a cross between "Austin Powers" and…
Fox is releasing "The Good Girl" on DVD Jan. 7. "One Hour Photo," starring Robin Williams, gets released Feb. 18.
"Monsters, Inc." has sold a whopping 13 million units worth $250 million on DVD and VHS internationally, underlining the rapid growth of DVD overseas.
Warner Bros. has acquired the spec script "Parental Guidance" as a vehicle for "Scooby Doo" director Raja Gosnell to direct. Deal is valued at mid-six against high-six figures.
In a deal worth $1.8 million against $3 million, Columbia Pictures has purchased "RPM," a high-octane spec script by Joel Wyman.
After scoring the weekend's top film with "The Ring," screenwriter Ehren Kruger has scared up a two-picture deal at Universal that is worth seven figures.
Iranian director Rahbar Ghangbari's "Little Bird Freak" and Japanese director Hayao Miyazaki's "Spirited Away" tied for the Cinekid Film Award at the kidfare fest on Sunday.
Warner Bros Pictures has paid high-six figures to option the spec script "A Private's Life" for WB-based producer John Wells to produce.
Columbia and producer Laurence Mark made a preemptive high-six figure against seven-figure buy of "Six Shooters," a spec script by John Enbom that is described as "Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid"…