New Regency has hired helmer Gary Fleder to develop "Runaway Jury," its adaptation of the John Grisham bestseller, while concurrently inking an overall, first-look deal with his Mojo Films banner.
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It's a truism that just about everyone feels he can run a studio. All one has to do is choose the right material and get it into the hands of the right actors. Of course, if it were that easy the…
Moving from Cuba to the western German city of Cologne (via Los Angeles and "The Million Dollar Hotel"), Wim Wenders has followed his genre-defining docu "Buena Vista Social Club" with "Ode to…
Celebrating its heritage as the home of James Bond, MGM unspooled a 2002 product reel at ShoWest that emphasized titles both familiar and fresh.
New Line Cinema has inked a two-year, first-look deal with Hayden and Tove Christensen's Forest Park Pictures.
Oz censors have amazed exex by slapping a parental guidance rating on the 20th-anniversary re-release of Steven Spielberg's "E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial," a tougher classification than the general…
Landscape Pictures has set up the comedy pitch "Lowest Common Denominator" at New Line Cinema. Based on an idea by Chuck Weinstock ("Joe Gould's Secret") that he developed with Landscape chairman Bob…
Industry vets Gary Preisler and Don Ashley have formed Delfino Entertainment, which will develop, produce and distribute comedy and family features and TV programming. A third partner, J.B. Moresco…
Twentieth Century Fox is in talks with helmer John Moore ("Behind Enemy Lines") to remake of the 1965 thriller "The Flight of the Phoenix."