USA Films has inked a two-year first-look deal with Gus Van Sant and his Gotham-based production company, Meno Film Co. Under the deal, Meno will produce and Van Sant may direct projects for USA…
Sid Sheinberg's the Bubble Factory has purchased "Musical Chairs," a spec script from tyro scribe Marc Guggenheim. Bubble Factory will finance, though no distribution deal has been struck.
Jackie Chan has signed on to a $40 million movie project produced by Emperor Movie Group (EMG) tentatively titled "The Highbinders."
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After 23 years, "Jonathan Livingston Seagull" author Richard Bach has finally agreed to sell the film rights to "Illusions: the Adventures of a Reluctant Messiah," a bestseller when published in 1977.
A vulgar, Z-grade variant on last year's "Mystery Men" for those who didn't get their fill the first time around, tyro helmer Craig Mazin's "The Specials" is a satire of comic-book superheroes that…
James Ellroy’s “White Jazz” is set up at Interlight, in turnaround from New Line Cinema. Information was incorrect in Tueday’s paper. * * * Paul L. Sandberg is the producer of “Picking Up the Pieces.”…
J.R. DeLang has been named senior veep of post-production operations of Fox Filmed Entertainment. DeLang will oversee divisions of the company including sound and video post-production services…
United Artists has preemptively purchased Jill Franklyn's comedy spec "Pink Coma Toes" and attached Scott Kalvert ("The Basketball Diaries") to direct.
Scripter-director Guy Ritchie, 31, and his even younger producer, Matthew Vaughn, 29, blow away the sophomore curse with "Snatch," a less flashy, considerably better written and more evenly cast…
Joel and Ethan Coen's Working Title-based KL Line shingle has caught an untitled pitch from scribes John Requa and Glenn Ficarra -- marking the first picture that the brothers will produce but not…
The wind-up is nifty but the delivery is off target in "Chasing Sleep," a claustrophobic thriller that intrigues but simply doesn't thrill. Clearly inspired by Roman Polanski's classic low-budget…