According to 20th Century Fox, the budget for “The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen” was $78 million. A story in Tuesday’s paper indicated a higher total.
Paramount Pictures has bought film rights to "Sleeping With Schubert," a tale of a modern musical prodigy, for mid-six figures for Lorenzo di Bonaventura to produce.
Disney has picked up "Confessions of a Teenage Drama Queen" in turnaround from New Line Cinema.
Randall Emmett and George Furla's Emmett/Furla Films has reupped its nonexclusive international distribution arrangement with Millennium Films for an additional 10 pictures.
California's legislative analyst has proposed killing the 3-year-old Film California First incentive program as one of dozens of cuts to close the state's $26 billion deficit.
G.P. Putnam's Sons has bought Goldie Hawn's memoir, "A Lotus Grows in the Mud: Footprints of a Spiritual Life."
Sam Raimi and Senator Intl.'s Ghost House Pictures has inked a deal with Japanese producer Taka Ichise for English-language remake rights to Japanese horror franchise "The Grudge."
Artisan Entertainment has acquired North American rights on "My Dark Places" from Myriad Pictures.
U.K. production shingle Random Harvest has acquired the rights to produce a feature-length version of the 16-minute short "Schneider's 2nd Stage," starring Kenneth Branagh.
Charlize Theron has signed to star opposite Penelope Cruz in John Duigan's upcoming production "Head in the Clouds."