Screenwriter-producer-actor L.M. Kit Carson tackles his first season as an Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences voter, having recently been inducted into the writers branch.
Adrian Loudermilk's Venture Management has acquired film rights to the story of college writer-for-hire Elena Martinez.
Producer Chuck Gordon has acquired film rights to Tim McGraw's Grammy-nominated song "Live Like You Were Dying" for his Daybreak Prods. shingle.
While movies that make it to the top of the Oscar heap are often grand, sweeping canvases grappling with epic themes, a new breed of stories is edging its way into Academy territory. This year, among…
Sandra Schulberg's Phobos Entertainment has picked up all media rights to Ursula K. Le Guin's sci-fi novel "The Left Hand of Darkness."
About 15 years ago, writer Stuart Beattie took a cab ride home from the airport in his native Sydney. He wasn't packing a gun, or in town on a mission of death, but after his conversation with a…
In the best relationships, one plus one equals so much more than two. That's also true in the best screenwriting partnerships, where one plus one can mean not only deliverance from the solitary…
Helmer Luke Greenfield may be headed to both the big and small screens, thanks to separate film and TV pacts with Regency Enterprises and 20th Century Fox TV.
Peter Winther and Randy Simon's Revelstone Entertainment has optioned film rights to Clifford D. Simak's sci-fi novel "Way Station."
Twentieth Century Fox has set Sheldon Turner to draft "Magneto," an action-thriller based on the villainous character played in the first two "X-Men" films by Ian McKellen.
Leonardo DiCaprio, Kate Winslet and Kevin Bacon will receive special honors at the 20th annual Santa Barbara Film Festival, skedded for Jan. 28-Feb. 6.