Paramount has decided it wants to go on a "Honeymoon From Hell," purchasing a spec comedy script from tyro writer Mark Colby Yosowitz for low- to mid-six figures.
Jake Gyllenhaal and Heath Ledger are in negotiations to play the cowboy lovers in Focus Features and director Ang Lee's adaptation of the E. Annie Proulx novella "Brokeback Mountain," which…
Warner Bros. Pictures has purchased feature rights to Kevin Brockmeier's story "The Brief History of the Dead," which Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright David Auburn will adapt.
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Looking to turn Matthew McConaughey loose in another comic vehicle, Paramount Pictures has bought the pitch "Dirty Little Secret" as a star vehicle for the actor.
"Whale Rider" helmer Niki Caro is set to direct "Class Action," an "Erin Brockovich"-style fictionalized account of the first major successful sexual harassment prosecution in the U.S.
Cinemark has hired a pair of blue-chip investment firms to gauge interest in the sale of all or part of the Dallas-based circuit. Goldman Sachs and Lehman Bros. recently circulated briefing books to…
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"Seabiscuit" has raced to another milestone, this time on DVD. The homevideo version of the multiple Golden Globe, DGA and Producers Guild nominee has sold 6.5 million copies and generated $135…
Max Minghella, 18-year old son of "Cold Mountain" director Anthony Minghella, is set to make his feature debut in "Bee Season," the Fox Searchlight family drama that stars Richard Gere and Juliette…
Teutonic helmer Tom Tykwer looks set to direct the 18th-century thriller "Perfume: The Story of a Murderer" for Constantin Film. Orlando Bloom is said to be high on Constantin's wish list for the…
Mel Gibson would have found few believers if he had predicted that his "The Passion of the Christ" -- the gory account of the crucifixion, with dialogue in only Latin and Aramaic -- would open in…