Disney is developing zombie horror pic "Thrilla" with director Hype Williams ("Belly"). Set in Jamaica, where a group of twentysomethings unwittingly awaken a gaggle of zombies and must fight for…
Universal Pictures and producer Marc Platt beat out several buyers for "The Death and Life of Charlie St. Cloud," a Ben Sherwood novel to be published by Bantam. Price was mid-six against…
Anthony Hopkins is negotiating to star alongside Colin Farrell in Intermedia's "Alexander." Intermedia is in an epic race with the rival Baz Luhrmann-Leonardo DiCaprio project at Universal and…
Disney is readying a nine-year-old boy as the world's newest secret agent, fast-tracking "Joe 90" -- a live action feature film based on husband-and-wife team Gerry and Sylvia Anderson's cult British…
Emmett/Furla Films acquired the spec "Edison," written and to be directed by David J. Burke. Pic is set for a September start.
Mutant mania gripped the world over the weekend as "X2: X Men United" amassed an estimated $69.3 million from 7,600 prints in an unprecedented 93 territories.
Sony Pictures Digital has bought the media-creation software assets of Sonic Foundry for $18 million. The Sonic Foundry software was relabeled "Screenblast Movie Studio" and "Screenblast Music…
Warner Bros. has signed a super-sized deal with vidgame giant Electronic Arts to create Superman games based on the upcoming movie, animated TV programs and comicbooks about the DC Comics action hero.
Paul Devlin took the top prize for "Power Trip," about a U.S. power company trying to keep the lights on in the former Soviet Republic of Georgia, as Hot Docs Canadian Intl. Documentary Festival…
New Line Cinema has acquired North American rights to "Laws of Attraction," a romantic comedy starring Pierce Brosnan and Julianne Moore, from Intermedia Films.