Fox Searchlight is looking to score with "Feeling Aretha," tapping Rick Famuyiwa to helm the comedy-drama.
Universal Focus has made a deal with the estate of Ernest Hemingway to turn "To Have and Have Not" into a thriller that will star Benicio Del Toro.
Rod Lurie will direct the romantic comedy "Beat the Eagle" for Intermedia Films. Written by Oscar-winning screenwriter Tom Schulman ("Dead Poet's Society"), pic is the story of a beloved two-term…
Brandon Fowler has launched production shingle Transdermal Entertainment, which specializes in financing and producing features with mid-range budgets.
MODEST SUMMER BOWS Dreamworks' "The Road to Perdition" bows today on a conservative 1,797 runs. Summer openings at that level have fared well in the past, though not in the last five…
Peter Guber's Mandalay Pictures, producer of such pics as "Sleepy Hollow" and "Donnie Brasco," has inked a multiyear financing and distribution deal with Universal Pictures.
Nimbus Films, the Copenhagen-based shingle of Dogma95 helmer Thomas Vinterberg, has optioned "Maldonne," a novel by French writers Pierre Boileau and Thomas Narcejac.
Comic filmmaker Jay Roach has tapped veteran production and creative exec Jennifer Perini as senior executive at his Fox-based Everyman Pictures.
Tracey Jackson, who wrote U's upcoming Heather Graham starrer "The Guru," has inked deals for three new projects with Warner Bros. Pictures, MGM and GreeneStreet Films.
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