Art Linson and David Fincher's Indelible Pictures, which three months ago hung its shingle at New Line, has made its first major purchase in "Squids" from "U-571" scribe David Ayer. If the movie gets…
Jeff Lipsky's Gotham-based Lot 47 Films has acquired North American distribution rights to Christopher Livingston's comedy "Hit and Runway," winner of the best screenplay award at the 1999 Los…
Blaming rivals for flooding the market with pricey new movie screens, United Artists Theater Co. posted dismal 1999 results Thursday and disclosed it is talking with lenders about recapitalizing the…
MGM has entered a partnership with U.K. indie distrib Optimum Releasing to handle the release of two of its pics, "Flawless" and "Miss Julie." MGM was originally seeking to sell off the U.K. rights…
Screenwriter David Murray has been tapped by Fox 2000 to pen a new screen adaptation of the Francoise Sagan novel "Bonjour Tristesse."
Terry Hayes, screenwriter of "Road Warrior" and "Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome," will make his directorial debut on "Boxer's Run," helming his original screenplay.
Continuing to ramp up its production slate, Trimark Pictures has purchased the script "Redemption" from screenwriter Richard Hatem for a mid-six-figure sum.
French commercial director Nic Mathieu is set to make his feature directing debut at MGM with "The Fireflies," an action thriller built around a tiny weapon that has unparalleled power when it meets…
Production vet Dino De Laurentiis will be feted with a lifetime achievement award at this year's Cinema Expo International Convention in Amsterdam.
Jay Stern, who supervised development and production of New Line's hit "Rush Hour," has been promoted to executive veep at the studio.