In a splashy seven-figure deal, DreamWorks has landed rights to make a feature film version of the global TV phenom "Baywatch," about a phalanx of lifeguards who patrol a California beach.
Paramount is in talks to hire the screenwriting team of Dick Clement and Ian La Frenais to adapt "Confessions of a Master Jewel Thief," set up with Christine Peters at her CFP Prods.
Pierce Brosnan may no longer be James Bond, but he has definitely become Hollywood's hot heist guy. Thesp, who next appears in New Line jewel theft pic "After the Sunset," will keep on capering in…
Island Records founder Chris Blackwell's Palm Pictures label has drawn up a deal to acquire writer-helmer Adam Bhala Lough's feature "Bomb the System."
A delegation from the newly formed Paris Film Commission hit town Tuesday to tubthump new incentives to attract Hollywood producers to the Ile de France region.
Larry Meistrich's Film Movement banner has struck a deal at AFM to acquire all domestic rights to writer-helmer Daniel MacIvor's Canadian comedy "Wilby Wonderful." Deal reunites Film Movement with…
New Line has tapped comedy writing team Alan Cohen and Alan Freedland to pen corporate comedy "The Retreat" for Guy Walks Into a Bar partners Jon Berg and Todd Komarnicki.
Lions Gate Films has promoted Tim Palen to exec VP of theatrical marketing. Promotion comes on the heels of successful campaigns for "Saw" and "Fahrenheit 9/11," Lions Gate's first pic to gross more…
Watching the feature-length version of "Dumplings," helmer Fruit Chan's seg in pan-Asian horror omnibus "Three... Extremes" is like having a coversheet pulled back on a picture only partly glimpsed…
A pair of serial fleecers team up as live-in help in "Just Trust." Basic premise could be recreated in any country where employers assume the hired help is pilfering the silver. The broad gags, crass…