IFC Entertainment will finance and release "The Baxter," a contemporary romantic comedy in the classic screwball vein written and directed by Michael Showalter, who also stars alongside Elizabeth…
Crossroads Films has sealed the deal on "Tupperware!," optioning feature rights to the documentary that screened last week on the PBS series "American Experience."
Negotiations have begun for Jon Favreau to direct "Zathura," the follow-up to "Jumanji," at Columbia Pictures. Studio went through numerous directors and spent many millions to develop script drafts…
Trying to keep up with recent successes in overhauling library titles and theme parks for pictures, Disney has retooled its "Love Bug" franchise. Mouse House is eyeing its "Freaky Friday" remake star…
Christine Peters, the longtime production head for Robert Evans who produced "How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days" with Evans and Lynda Obst, has established CFP Prods. The Paramount-based shingle will…
Luke Greenfield, director of New Regency's upcoming 20th Century Fox release "The Girl Next Door," has pacted with the studio on another edgy romantic comedy, "Speed Dating."
Director McG is turning his attention to a daring, devilish icon of the 1970s -- Evel Knievel. McG is the latest helmer to be attached to Universal Pictures' Knievel biopic, "Pure Evel."
A Gotham-based group of investors, who had announced plans for a production facility in midtown Manhattan dubbed Studio City New York, are acquiring Culver Studios, Sony's annex production lot.
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Abram Makowka is writing “The Man in the House Across the Street,” based on an original idea by Salma Hayek. Pic is being produced by Sergio Aguero and Jorge Vergara’s Apuesta Pictures; Hayek’s…
Senior production exec Rick Schwartz has exited Miramax Films after a seven-year tenure to go it alone as an independent producer; he will remain involved with the company on three upcoming projects.