Paramount-based producer Scott Rudin has preemptively purchased the nonfiction book "Driving Mr. Albert" by Mike Paterniti, based on his October 1997 Harper's article.
Bolstering its commitment to Latino-themed films, New Line has put into active development two projects with Gregory Nava's El Norte Prods.: "Bordertown," which Nava is writing, and "New Mexico,"…
In his first seven-figure payday, James Marsden is set to star in "Ocean Warrior," the story of Greenpeace co-founder Paul Watson, who also founded the Sea Shepherd Society. John Badham will direct…
Joel Silver's Warner Bros.-based Silver Pictures is launching a new low- budget production division, Zinc Pictures, whose inaugural project will be the thriller "Proximity," directed by Scott Ziehl…
Two decades ago when Scott Harris headhunted Debbie Haeusler, Innovative Artists' interest in below-the-line talent was already a key -- if somewhat limited -- part of its focus.
Odeon Cinemas, the U.K.'s largest theater chain, is joining forces with the British Film Institute in a pioneering initiative to bring arthouse pics to a wider audience.
Parker Posey will join Rachel Leigh Cook in Universal's "Josie and the Pussycats," taking on the role of a sexy and manipulative recording industry executive and band manager.
Max Howard, a former top animation exec who is producing DreamWorks' "Spirit, Stallion of the Cimarron," is stepping down from that producing job to take a first-look deal with DreamWorks.
"Urban Legend" director Jamie Blanks will helm "Valentine," a potential romantic horror franchise that Warner Bros. Pictures has targeted for a 2001 Valentine's Day release.
Sony-based Phoenix Pictures has come out the victor in a bidding war for "Basic," paying $400,000 against $700,000 for the thriller by scribe James Vanderbilt. The company plans to put the project on…
Sony-based Dean Devlin and Roland Emmerich's Centropolis Entertainment has teamed with Village Roadshow Pictures and Warner Bros. to produce "Arach Attack," an f/x-driven comedic thriller to be…