Universal Pictures has optioned David Schickler's upcoming novel, "Sweet and Vicious," and hired the author to pen the screenplay.
New Line Cinema has acquired Nina Colman's romantic comedy pitch "Always a Bridesmaid" as a starring and producing vehicle for Marissa Jaret Winokur, who won a Tony for her perf in the Broadway…
Former independent producer Dara Cohen has joined Revolution Studios' New York office as a development and production executive.
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Platinum Dunes has made a mid-six-figure deal with Focus Features for an untitled thriller pitch by scribes Jason Rothenberg and Bill Robinson. Michael Bay, Brad Fuller and Andrew Form will produce.
Newmarket grabbed the top spot at the March box office, generating $200 million -- a remarkable figure that's on par with what a top distrib generates during a summer or holiday month.
MGM and producer Jennifer Klein made a preemptive purchase of "F+," a spec script for an urban classroom comedy about the unlikely friendship between the nastiest teacher in high school and a student…
Twentieth Century Fox has paid mid-six figures for scribe Ari Schlossberg's untitled occult pitch. Schlossberg most recently penned the Robert DeNiro starrer "Hide and Seek," which sold as a spec in…
Albert Hughes has signed to direct "Art Con," an MGM film being developed by Michael Douglas' Furthur Films as a potential star vehicle for the actor in which he'd play a charming con man who…
Eric Gold and Jimmy Miller's management/production shingle Gold/Miller has entered into a two-year first look production deal with Columbia Pictures, effective today.
Producers Kathleen Kennedy, Dan Jinks and Bruce Cohen will make a movie about how the power of rock 'n' roll helped oust the repressive regime of Yugoslavian strongman Slobodan Milosevic.
Paramount has tapped scribes Stuart Beattie and John Enbom in separate deals to adapt Tom Clancy novels "With Remorse" and "Rainbow Six," respectively -- both centered on Clancy's shadowy John Clark…