Paramount Pictures and MTV Films have tapped helmer Tony Scott to go into battle with "The Warriors."
Fox 2000 has made a preemptive mid-six figure buy of "The Conspirator," a spec by tyro scribe Gary Horn.
Universal-based Focus Features has acquired all worldwide distribution rights from ContentFilm to Jim Simpson's 9/11-themed drama "The Guys," which stars Sigourney Weaver and Anthony LaPaglia.
Owen Wilson will join Ben Stiller in "Starsky & Hutch," an action comedy greenlit by Warner Bros. for a February start. Todd Phillips, who wrote the last draft of the script with Scot Armstrong, will…
Scribe-turned-helmer Menno Meyjes has signed with the William Morris Agency for representation in all areas.
Jonathan Bing: The Write Stuff
Tom Hanks has firmed up his next two starring roles. He'll first take a steam train to the North Pole in the Robert Zemeckis-directed "Polar Express," then play a thief in the Coen brothers-directed…
Arnon Milchan's Fox-based Regency Enterprises has greenlit the Jonathan Glazer and Jean-Claude Carriere script "Birth" with Nicole Kidman near a deal to star.
A couple of weeks after strong reviews at the Toronto Film Festival pushed Phillip Noyce's "The Quiet American" off Miramax's shelf and onto theater schedules, the company has shifted release dates…
Rescuers searched for those still missing in an avalanche in southern Russia -- including popular Russian actor Sergei Bodrov Jr. and a crew shooting a movie he was directing in the area.
A fascinating peek at how creative decisions get made and unmade, "The Sweatbox" traces what was by all accounts an exceptionally tortuous incubation process for 2000 Disney release "The Emperor's…