New Line Cinema has picked up North American distribution rights to writer-director Mike Binder's "The Upside of Anger," a bittersweet comedy-drama about an alcoholic suburban housewife raising four…
Robert Rodriguez has committed to direct "Sin City," an adaptation of the Frank Miller graphic noir crime novel series. Dimension Films co-chairman Bob Weinstein has given Rodriguez the go-ahead to…
Scott Rudin has purchased the life rights of the trio of filmmakers who constructed the ultimate tribute movie, "Raiders of the Lost Ark: The Adaptation," to develop through his Paramount-based…
Outlaw Prods. has hired former merchant banker Dominic Ianno to seek financing that will allow the shingle to become a co-financier as well as a producer of two or three titles each year.
Ridley Scott will direct the adaptation of Peter Mayle's upcoming novel, "A Good Year," for Fox 2000 and has signed "Serendipity" scribe Marc Klein to write the script.
Seth MacFarlane, who created the hit animated comedy series "Family Guy," will co-write and make his directorial debut on comedy pic "Family Reunion" for Spyglass Entertainment.
Deuce Bigalow will peddle his wares again, this time for Sony Pictures Entertainment. The studio has teamed up with Happy Madison for "Deuce Bigalow: European Gigolo." Rob Schneider is back in the…
Echo Bridge Entertainment, the new film distributor headed by Lucie Salhany, Michael Rosenblatt, Michael Alexander and Doug Hamilton, has inked a deal with Showtime Networks to handle international…
As the nation goes "Passion" crazy, Internet video-on-demand company CinemaNow is teaming with ABC News to offer Diane Sawyer's interview with Mel Gibson for online pay-per-view.
Paramount Classics has acquired distribution rights from Filmax Intl. to Brad Anderson's suspenser "The Machinist," starring Christian Bale and Jennifer Jason Leigh.
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