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Ewan McGregor will join Renee Zellweger in "Down With Love," the Peyton Reed-directed Fox 2000 comedy that is an homage to the Doris Day-Rock Hudson comedies. Filming begins in mid-May.
Radar Pictures has greenlit a remake of the horror cult classic "The Texas Chainsaw Massacre" as the first production for Michael Bay's Platinum Dunes banner.
Paramount has optioned William R. Forstchen's eight-part, time-traveling scifi action series "The Lost Regiment" for producers Tom Cruise and Paula Wagner.
Will Smith and James Lassiter's Overbrook Entertainment has signed a three-year, first-look deal with Sony Pictures Entertainment. Overbrook previously held a deal with Universal Pictures.
Buena Vista Motion Pictures Group is in final negotiations to pick up worldwide remake rights to Spanish-language thriller "Intacto," which marks the directorial debut of Juan Carlos Fresnadillo.
A motor-mouth "soldier of fortune" offers to blow away the thug who turned his pal's brother into a vegetable in "Lava," a nihilistic, Brit comic crimer with plenty of guns. Essentially a showpiece…
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Indie production and distribution shingle Cineville has acquired the rights to screenwriter Christopher Okum's spec "Alphawave."
Henry Jaglom's "Festival in Cannes" will kick off the 17th Santa Barbara Intl. Film Festival and George Hickenlooper's "The Man From Elysian Fields" will close the fest, which runs Feb. 27-March 3.