Brillstein-Grey is crazy about the international bestselling German novel "Crazy," snatching up the English-language film rights to the book. Penned two years ago by 16-year old Benjamin Lebert, book…
Cameras have started to roll on "I am Dina," the latest pic by "Nightwatch" helmer Ole Bornedal. Germany's Gemini Film is co-producing the Euro project, which stars Gerard Depardieu and Marie…
Monica Potter, Henry Thomas, John Hannah and Anthony LaPaglia will star in the romantic comedy "I'm With Lucy," which will be wholly backed by Gaumont to the tune of $15 million. Produced by Fabien…
Palm Pictures/sputnik7 has acquired Doug Pray's club DJ documentary "Scratch." The pic will move through Palm's theatrical and DVD-homevideo distribution, and sputnik7's digital and Web distribution…
Director Martin Campbell has made a first-look directing deal with Sony Pictures Entertainment that paves the way for a sequel to his hit film "The Mask of Zorro." At the same time, Campbell is in…
Oscar-winning actress Meryl Streep has signed on to play a small role in the Steven Spieiberg helmed "Minority Report," which starts production today. The Fox-DreamWorks co-production stars Tom…
Newmarket Group and Summit Entertainment have greenlit "Stark Raving Mad" for pre-strike production. A heist pic set at a rave, film will star Seann William Scott ("Road Trip").
Todd Black and Jason Blumenthal's Escape Artists has acquired the Richard McBrien thriller spec with the working title "Nautica" in a mid-six-figure deal.
The Walt Disney Co. has purchased psychological thriller "The Mystic," a pitch from scribes Scott Derrickson and Paul Boardman, to be produced by Lauren Lloyd.
Halle Berry is in final negotiations to star opposite Billy Bob Thornton and Wes Bentley in "Monster's Ball," which is skedded to lense May 1. Berry would play the widow of a criminal put to death in…
Nicole Kidman is in talks with Danish helmer Lars von Trier to topline his next pic "Dogville."