Radar Pictures will finance, develop and produce "Box Office Gross," a sketch comedy feature set at a multiplex that will parody the moviegoing experience. "Mad TV" veterans Will Sasso and Alex…
Sony Pictures Classics has snagged North American, New Zealand, Australian and Latin American rights to Shane Meadows' romantic family saga "Once Upon a Time in the Midlands," which screened in the…
Peter Newman and Greg Johnson, who were among the producers of "Blue in the Face" and "Smoke," have teamed with producer Will Schwarz to acquire the feature rights to David Czuchlewski's debut novel…
Richard Gladstein's FilmColony, which has had a first-look producing deal with Miramax since 1995, will break from the studio when Gladstein's latest two-year deal expires in August.
In a preemptive strike, 20th Century Fox has purchased film rights to Michael Crichton's next novel, "Prey," for close to $5 million. No other studio was granted a shot at the manuscript.
Emmy-winning writer Ann Peacock will pen Walden Media's feature adaptation of C.S. Lewis' "The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe."
Armin Mueller-Stahl will star in "The Dust Factory," the feature debut of writer-director Eric Small. Erika Lockridge's Bahr Prods. finances the pic.
LA.'s American Cinematheque is in advanced negotiations to ink a long-term programming pact with the historic Aero Theater in Santa Monica.
Last weekend's threadbare box office looks likely to prove a one-weekend shortfall if New Line strikes the kind of motherlode that's predicted for "Austin Powers in Goldmember."
FUNNY FRANCHISES "Austin Powers: Goldmember" hopes to up its B.O. mojo among summer’s top comedy franchises. However, in terms of pure comedies…
Andrew Bergman will direct "Joe's Last Chance" for Intermedia Films. He has just completed a rewrite of the script, which was originally penned by Dwayne Alexander Smith.