This is directed to Hollywood's originals who have preceded me to the ultimate post-production facility in the sky. You might be astonished that I, older than some of you when you passed on, am still…
Phoenix Pictures has set up the Crusades epic "Warriors of God" at MGM, with Christopher Crowe hired to adapt the novel and produce with MGM and Phoenix.
Two of Hollywood's top-tier writers, Scott Frank and Akiva Goldsman, are about to start work on rewrites of Ron Howard projects for Universal.
Returning to the Hollywood trenches after nearly a year away, former Paramount TV Group chairman Kerry McCluggage has launched Craftsman Films to produce features and TV projects.
Warner Bros. has acquired the rights to "For Whom the Bell Tolls," and the studio will pay David Benioff north of seven figures to adapt the classic Ernest Hemingway novel.
Director Csaba Kael's film version of a Hungarian opera masterpiece, Ferenc Erkel's "Bank Ban," is ultimately an invaluable entry in the opera-on-film library. A fine lead cast of voices underlines…
Orlando Bloom will star in "Troy," the adaptation of "The Illiad" being directed by Wolfgang Petersen for Warner Bros. and Village Roadshow Pictures.
APG has optioned Jane Heller's latest novel, "The Secret Ingredient," for Jamie McGurk and Dey Young's Off Balance Prods.
In a mid-six against seven-figure deal, New Line has bought an untitled pitch for a thriller to be scripted by Jason Rothenberg and Bill Robinson. Cathy Konrad will produce.
Laura Ziskin Prods. has set up "Me and My Monster" at Columbia Pictures. In addition to Ziskin, Stan Winston is on board in a producing role in addition to acting as a creature creator.