Estonian producer Kristian Taska, whose "Names in Marble" sank "Titanic" to break the country's all-time box office record, has signed his father, Ilmar, to helm "We Won't Sleep Tonight," a…
With "Dumb and Dumberer" inching toward a $25 million domestic gross since its opening weekend on June 13, New Line Cinema is developing "Smart and Smarter" (also known as "Think Tank").
Dino De Laurentiis will produce a new adaptation of Giovanni Boccaccio's ribald 14th century classic, "The Decameron."
Focus Features has acquired the spec script "Tangled Up in Blue" by tyro scribe Lou Berney for low- against mid-six figures.
Remake fever continues to run high in Hollywood, with Fox 2000 Pictures picking up the remake rights to Korea's "Tell Me Something," based on the 1999 detective thriller of the same name helmed by…
Befitting a time when numerous military dads are deployed in far-flung lands like Afghanistan, Kuwait and Iraq, New Line Cinema has picked up the comedy pitch "On the Homefront" from scribes Analisa…
In a preemptive bid, New Line Cinema has acquired the sci-fi action-comedy pitch "Planet Terry" by comic creator Rob Liefeld in a deal valued at mid-six against seven figures.
DreamWorks has inked a two-year first-look deal with Aimee Peyronnet, who is attached to produce an adaptation of the bestselling novel "The Lovely Bones."
Box office prospects for "The Hulk" improved in Germany Friday after UIP reached a compromise with exhibs Cinemaxx and Kinopolis over rental prices for the film.
One of filmdom's great whoppers is getting retold yet again. The recent death of "Bonnie and Clyde" co-screenwriter David Newman has led to the latest retelling of an enduring, but largely erroneous…
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