DreamWorks Pictures has closed a very high six-figure deal for Ehren Kruger ("Scream 3") to adapt "The Ring," the Japanese suspenser the studio picked up for $1 million (Daily Variety, Feb. 1).
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In a move that puts one of Hollywood's biggest sequels on the fast track, Jonathan Mostow is negotiating to direct Arnold Schwarzenegger and Edward Furlong in "Terminator 3."
Beacon Communications is acquiring U.S. remake rights to the 1999 Italian feature "Not of This World," with veteran producer Michael Gruskoff attached to develop the English-language version.