The "Final Destination" team of Glen Morgan and James Wong have inked to script and then produce and direct, respectively, "After the Visitation" for Columbia Pictures. When all is said and done, the…
New Line Cinema is in final negotiations to purchase the spec script "Shudder," penned by tyro scribes Matthew Odgers and David Markus.
Even before the 25th annual Toronto Intl. Film Festival officially opened with Thursday night's gala premiere of Denys Arcand's "Stardom," indie veteran Tom Skouras re-entered the domestic…
The robots of Michael Crichton's 1973 "Westworld" may be getting makeovers soon: Warner Bros.-based producer Joel Silver has enlisted Richard D'Ovidio to pen a remake of the pic.
Meryl Streep, Nicole Kidman and Gwyneth Paltrow are in talks to play the three lead roles in "The Hours," a David Hare-scripted adaptation of the Pulitzer Prize-winning Michael Cunningham novel.
Universal execs hobnobbed with their Canal Plus counterparts at a press lunch in Deauville Thursday, one of the few times they've met on French soil since the Vivendi/Canal Plus/Seagram deal was…
The WWF's top-rated grappler The Rock has bailed out of Sony-based Revolution Studios' untitled sci-fi actioner.
Writers Robert Towne and Jimmy McGovern, casting director Mike Fenton, showbiz lawyer John Sloss and acquisition-sales execs Graeme Mason and Wouter Barendrecht are among the speakers lined up for…
A judge in Los Angeles Superior Court has thrown out an unprecedented lawsuit brought by Germany's powerful Kirch Group against Universal.
Madonna's Mad Guy Films has optioned the script "The Long Hair Depression" from scribe Jeff Copeland. Madonna, who is developing the project with Copeland, plans on producing the film and is…