Tea Leoni is in negotiations to star opposite Jim Carrey in Columbia Pictures' "Fun With Dick and Jane," which begins shooting later this summer.
Disney has bought feature film rights to writer Matthew Reilly's teen techno-thriller "Hover Car Racer." Reilly's novel was first made available online for free, and a partial manuscript was shopped…
The Walt Disney Company has paid mid-six against seven figures to option the pitch "Bob the Musical," penned by Mike Bender for Touchstone Pictures.
Now that Sony/Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment has landed domestic DVD distribution rights to "Fahrenheit 9/11," studio is facing the wrath of some of same Republicans who went after Michael Moore…
Paramount and producer Scott Rudin have preemptively purchased comedy spec "Failure to Launch" by the scripting duo of Tom J. Astle and Matt Ember in a deal worth mid-six figures.
Determined to rejuvenate the ailing Oz production industry, the Film Finance Corp. approved investments in two features, three miniseries and three children's skeins at its Wednesday board meeting.
The geeks are going on a road trip to San Diego and the studios are following. With the opening of the 35th annual San Diego Comic-Con Intl. today, what was once a sleepy affair for fans buying and…
Just for Variety: I visited an old friend making a final appearance before the cameras this week. The "old friend" is Perino's restaurant where Ray Romano, Kevin James, Burt Reynolds, Juliette Lewis…
Scott Steindorff's Stone Village Pictures has paid Nobel Prize winner Gabriel Garcia Marquez more than $1 million for feature rights to his 1985 novel "Love in the Time of Cholera."
In an unprecedented move to recover residual payments owed its members by deadbeat indie film producers, SAG announced Wednesday that it had offered rights to seven films that had defaulted on…
"Camp, Cult, Classics" will be the theme of the inaugural Century City Film Festival, which runs Oct. 27-30.
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