German film fund VIP and London-based financier Brass Hat Films have pacted to co-invest in movies and say they can bankroll $190 million in production, both in the U.S. and in Europe.
Finland has selected "A Man's Job" as its entry for the foreign language film Oscar.
Process Media ("Shortbus") has snapped up feature rights to Dave Eggers' novel "You Shall Know Our Velocity!" and signed Miguel Arteta ("The Good Girl," "Chuck and Buck") to direct.
Morgan Freeman, Christopher Walken and William H. Macy will star in Yari Film Group's comedy "The Lonely Maiden," a co-production with Macy's Dog Pond Prods., Paris Film Inc. and Revelations…
Tobey Maguire and Jake Gyllenhaal are in negotiations to star in Jim Sheridan's "Brothers" for Relativity Media. Pic centers on a man who is sent to fight in Afghanistan while his black-sheep brother…
"Blades of Glory" helming duo Josh Gordon and Will Speck are in final negotiations to direct Columbia Pictures' artificial insemination comedy "Baster."
Strike fever's about to hit Hollywood hard. With WGA negotiations set to resume Wednesday, the saber-rattling is growing louder and the public posturing more pointed.
Zoe Saldana has signed on to play Uhura in J.J. Abrams' big-screen adaptation of "Star Trek" for Paramount Pictures.
Producer Jordan Kerner has signed a multi-year, first-look deal with Walden Media.
Exhibition confab ShowEast has tapped New Line president of domestic distribution David Tuckerman to receive the annual Show E Award at its upcoming confab running Oct. 12-18 in Orlando, Fla.