Universal Music India plans to produce Hindi-language feature films under the Universal Pictures banner, with the first pic skedded for April 2002.
Miramax Films has made a deal to turn Alex Witchel's upcoming Knopf novel "Me Times Three" into a romantic comedy, with Gwyneth Paltrow attached to star.
Intermedia has acquired the rights to Eugene Izzi's novel "The Booster" for Mark Johnson Prods. to develop and scribe Sheldon Turner to adapt.
The Walt Disney Co. is so sweet on scribe Jonathan Hensleigh ("Armageddon"), it will cough up $1.75 million against roughly $2.25 million for him to reconceive the high-concept project "Gemini Man."
Whatever Warner Bros.' "Best in Show" failed to fetch during the kudos season, it made up for at Sunday's 15th annual American Comedy Awards at Universal Studios Z lot.
When New Line Cinema's "Town & Country" unspools on 2,200 screens nationwide on Friday, it will do so without the usual ritual of a premiere screening and party.
Lena Olin has been cast opposite Anna Paquin in "Darkness," an upcoming psychological scarer written and directed by Jaume Balaguero ("Nameless").
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