Universal has paid mid- against high-six figures for Greg Mitchell's Little League baseball memoir "Joy in Mudville" for Tom Hanks and Gary Goetzman's production shingle, the Playtone Co.
The Walt Disney Co. has purchased an untitled action pitch from scribes Cyrus Voris and Ethan Reiff for a mid against high six figures.
Lux Pictures and indie helmer Michael Oblowitz ("This World, Then the Fireworks") are gearing up for their next project, "Flying With One Wing."
After several disappointing movies (e.g., "Batman and Robin," "8MM"), Joel Schumacher takes a step in the right direction with "Flawless," a small-scale, intimate serio-comedy centering on the…
In a racy debut worthy of the pic's curtain-raising Thames River chase, MGM's James Bond pic, "The World Is Not Enough," took in an estimated $37.2 million over the weekend.
In a rare case of a U.S. distributor acquiring an Italian-language production at script stage, Fine Line Features is negotiating to pick up North American rights to "Domani" (Tomorrow), the…
Steven Spielberg officially unveiled the Shoah Foundation's digital library on Sunday night as part of the filmmaker's six-year mission to educate the public about the Holocaust.
Kodak said it plans to expand the services offered at its Hollywood-based Entertainment Imaging division in order to define its strategies for digital cinema.
Sony Pictures Entertainment has purchased the option for "American Dream" along with an order for a rewrite by red-hot Kansas City-based scribe John Scott Shepherd.
Initial Entertainment Group has completed rights deals in four more territories for "Gangs of New York," directed by Martin Scorsese and starring Leonardo DiCaprio.