Albert Brooks is poised to join Michael Douglas and director Andy Fleming in "Till Death Do Us Part," an update of 1979 comedy "The In-Laws."
Walden Media has optioned "Manhunt: the Twelve Day Chase for Lincoln's Killers," historian James L. Swanson's account of the search for the assassins of Abraham Lincoln.
The Walt Disney Co. has snatched up an untitled pitch from scribe David Collard ("Out of Time").
Artisan Entertainment has inked a deal with Yahoo! to use the Internet portal giant's Web sites to promote its spring college comedy "National Lampoon's Van Wilder." Deal is expected to eventually…
An ice-cool yuppie killer and a foul-mouthed, loose-cannon cop go the full 15 rounds of psychological mano a mano in "Public Enemy," a carefully calibrated mix of character comedy and drama that…
New Line Cinema has acquired the high school comedy spec "Hal Buckley" from first-time writers Chris Papierniak & Deena Berezin and Immortal Films.
Sony label Screen Gems has acquired the thriller spec "Streaming Evil" and plans to put the project into production this summer.
Fox 2000 has purchased "Battle World," a fantasy-adventure pitch from the writing duo of Michael Brandt and Derek Haas, for mid- against high-six figures.
Jeremy Davies has joined George Clooney and Natascha McElhone in the Steven Soderbergh-directed sci-fi drama "Solaris," produced by Lightstorm Entertainment for Fox.
One day after reaffirming its pledge to shrink its exhibition empire, Village Roadshow revealed it is exiting its joint ventures in Thailand, Malaysia and India.
Miramax Films has acquired English-lingo remake rights to Italian director Ettore Scola's classic 1974 comedy-drama "C'eravamo tanto amati" ("We All Loved Each Other So Much") to be retooled in the…