Outbidding five other offers, Regency has ponied up $1.8 million for spec script "Stay" from tyro scribe David Benioff.
Paramount Pictures is getting into gear with scribes Cyrus Vorris and Ethan Reiff. In a deal valued at mid- against high-six figures, studio has hired the duo to adapt the Harlan Ellison story "Along…
Despite the chill induced by current events, the 24th Mill Valley Film Festival posted its largest attendance figures ever as it closed Sunday. Perhaps even more surprisingly, the 11-day event wound…
Lions Gate Films Intl. has acquired seven new titles for international distribution that it will unveil at the London Screenings and Mifed.
A far-fetched but entertaining thriller that will either be B.O. anathema or strangely relevant in the wake of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks in the U.S., "The Fourth Angel" follows the double life…
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Paramount Pictures has closed a deal to take domestic rights to the Christian Duguay-helmed "The Extremists," starring Devon Sawa, Rufus Sewell, Rupert Graves, Bridgette Wilson-Sampras and Klaus…
Marlene Stewart was the costume designer on “Ali.” Information was incorrect in Wednesday’s paper.
Lions Gate Films has partnered with Cowboy Pictures to acquire the U.S. distribution rights to "Final," Campbell Scott's solo directorial debut. Pic is skedded for a December release in Gotham…
Fox 2000 has optioned "Aquamarine," a young adult novel by "Practical Magic" author Alice Hoffman. The deal could be worth seven figures if the pic goes into production.
"One Life" is a dubious, contrived, cautionary tale about the hazards of not facing up to the facts about HIV. Underneath the somewhat fading topicality of sexually transmitted disease in the black…