BBC Films has optioned "Saddam's Bombmaker," an autobiography by Khidhir Hamza. The former head of Iraq's nuclear weapons program, Hamza defected to the United States in 1995.
MGM posted a broadened first-quarter loss of $90.8 million Tuesday on poor biz for recent pics. Quarterly red ink, repping the high end of a company forecast, widened from a year-earlier loss of…
Revolution Studios has committed to financing "Hellboy," a $60 million bigscreen version of the Dark Horse Comics tale. Guillermo del Toro, who helmed the New Line hit "Blade 2," will direct from his…
Days after he targeted an untitled Ron Shelton-directed drama at Revolution as his next film, Harrison Ford has given notes to scribe Scott Frank for the Universal/Jersey Films adaptation of the…
Fox 2000 has snapped up a pitch by Craig Sherman and Bob Jury on legendary football coach Glenn S. "Pop" Warner and his first season at the Carlisle Indian School.
Frank Marshall, Fred Roos and Kathleen Kennedy are producing a large-format Walt Disney Pictures feature, "The Young Black Stallion."
Eddie Izzard, Juliette Lewis and Colm Meaney will star opposite Vincent Cassel, Michael Madsen and Tcheky Karyo in "Blueberry," the adaptation of the cult Western graphic novel series by…
Alfonso Cuaron ("Y Tu Mama Tambien") will serve as guest director for the 2002 IFP Los Angeles Film Festival, to be held June 20-29.
Paramount-based Seven Arts Pictures, headed by producer-financier Peter Hoffman, has rejigged international sales entity Seven Arts Intl. and appointed David Lamping as president.
Paramount-based Robert Evans Company has paid low six figures to option the feature film rights to the novel "The Bombshell Manual of Style," which Evans and partner Christine Peters will produce.
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Non-Stop1Daily:$1.6M Cumulative:$36.7M Universal Pictures -3.70%
Son of God
Son of God2Daily:$1.4M Cumulative:$31.5M Fox 8.58%
The LEGO Movie
The LEGO Movie3Daily:$1.0M Cumulative:$214.0M Warner Brothers 6.54%