Miramax Films has struck a preemptive $500,000 deal for Marc Klein's love story spec "Serendipity." The deal also includes a blind script agreement with the suddenly hot Klein, as well as an option…
After limiting the sell-through windows of its animated titles on homevid for years, Disney said Wednesday it plans to make 26 of its classic feature animated titles available year round on DVD and…
Amy Robinson didn't exactly mean to become a producer. But she did know from early on that she wanted to make movies. And it didn't take the sometime-actor many seasons of precarious cold readings to…
When it comes to filmmaking, Hollywood should watch its back. Gotham is emerging as a major contender in feature film production and serves as home to more and more TV shows with every new fall…
Artisan Entertainment Tuesday announced a financing deal that could provide up to $600 million over the next three years for film production and advertising.
While Jodie Foster may cringe at the portrayal of FBI agent Clarice Starling in Thomas Harris' novel "Hannibal," the Oscar winner has not refused to take on Starling in the sequel to "The Silence of…
Helmer Jonathan Demme's Universal-based Clinica Estetica Prods. had optioned Susan Orlean's nonfiction tome "The Orchid Thief," first published by Random House in January -- and had shopped around…
MTV Films has purchased the spec script "Fothermuckers" penned by first-time feature writer Shaina Carol, who will be paid a low-six- against mid-six-figure sum.
It's Pokemon's world, and we're just living in it -- at least, until the next kiddie craze hits. "Pokemon: The First Movie" (with an additional subtitle "Mewtwo Strikes Back"), is the phenomenon's…
Nicolas Cage's Saturn Films has optioned tyro scribes Greg Small and Richard Blaney's spec script "Chain."