Producer Michael London has signed a three-year, first-look feature production deal with Paramount Pictures in a signal that the studio is aiming for more innovation and becoming less risk-averse.
Management/production shingle Industry Entertainment has optioned the feature film rights to "Reading Lolita in Tehran: A Memoir in Books," the paperback bestseller by Azar Nafisi.
Surviving a fevered rights battle with Dimension Films, New Line and Michael Bay's Platinum Dunes will make a prequel to their remake of "The Texas Chainsaw Massacre."
John Steinbeck's "East of Eden" has gotten a second wind in Hollywood. Universal and Imagine Entertainment are tying up a deal with the Steinbeck estate for an adaptation.
Family comedy about a disastrous evening when a Jewish girl brings her Palestinian boyfriend home for the first time combines a deftly-turned script, fine perfs and a feel-good message to mostly…
Michelle-Anne M. Small's first feature, "Not Just Yet," provides a low-key look at middle-class African-American youths on the cusp of adulthood. There's no booty-calling or "Boyz N the Hood"…
Docu features Israeli snipers sipping their morning coffee while telling how it feels to stalk and assassinate "terrorists." "One Shot" also accompanies them on lethal walkabouts in the Occupied…
Pedestrian dreams-within-dreams piece scribed by playwright Richard Foreman about a woman sporadically afflicted with hysterical paralysis. When not standing nude in a field playing an accordion, the…
A celebrity ghostwriter wrestles with what he really wants in "The Story of My Life," a splendidly cast, laugh-out-loud investigation of urban romance and self-actualization among Parisian…
Steven J. Foley's "Strange as Angels" is a pleasant if underplotted (and underpopulated) romantic seriocomedy with an African-American cast. Modest indie will appeal to older black viewers tired of…