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."
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.
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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The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences has invited 87 countries to submit films for foreign-lingo Academy Awards consideration. Last year, the Acad screened pics from 54 countries, an Oscar…
An action-packed weekend proved those Angels are showing more heft abroad than at home, exhibs are counting their blessings for Jim Carrey, the Terminator hasn't lost his touch and Latinos are…