Warner Bros. has acquired Nancy Farmer's novel "House of the Scorpion" and set Jessica Postigo to write the script. The Henson Co.'s Lisa Henson and Kristine Belson will produce with Steven Pearl.
Strike Entertainment and Gold Circle Films have joined forces on "Slither," a horror pic that marks the directing debut of James Gunn, who most recently scripted the "Dawn of the Dead" remake.
John Madden has signed on to direct Miramax Films' upcoming bigscreen adaptation of the Elmore Leonard novel "Killshot."
Mark Damon, who ankled as chairman-CEO of Media 8 Entertainment last year, has launched production shingle Foresight with three projects already in the works.
Miramax films is in final negotiations to pick up distribution rights to the Pierce Brosnan hitman pic "The Matador" from CAA. Deal was expected to close late Sunday night. Miramax would take…
Writer-director Tim Kirkman's first fiction feature is a respectably crafted, earnest ensemble drama about various communities and chronologies in 2000 North Carolina. Still, its telepic feel and…
"Forty Shades of Blue" is a muted but nicely observed study of a Russian woman's gradual estrangement from her domineering Memphis music-legend husband. This long-awaited second feature from Ira…
"Closer" is resonating much better in Europe than in the U.S., typified by its lusty weekend openings in France and Spain plus U.K. holdover biz, while Japanese auds embraced "Ocean's Twelve" and…
The Motion Picture Sound Editors have tapped "The Aviator" and "Kill Bill Vol. 2" for Golden Reel nominations in the three major categories.
How much is enough? That's what 140,000 members of SAG and AFTRA will have to decide between now and the end of February in voting over whether to ratify a new three-year deal covering film and…
Beyond selling films, the Sundance Film Festival has emerged as an unparalleled forum for Hollywood agents of all levels to access both established and up-and-coming talent. It's so hot here, even…