New Line has snapped up Chad Kultgen's spec "Dan Mintner: Badass for Hire" for $500,000 against $1 million and set up the project with Beau Flynn, Tripp Vinson and Mason Novick producing.
Spyglass has committed to a summer start for "Vandals," a drama that Matt Cirulnick wrote, and on which Jake Nava will make his feature directing debut.
Maggie Gyllenhaal will replace Toni Collette in Sam Mendes' untitled relationship comedy for Focus Features.
Comedian Demetri Martin is in negotiations for the starring role in Ang Lee's next project, "Taking Woodstock," for Focus Features.
New Regency has preemptively scooped up bestselling author James Patterson's upcoming young-adult novel "The Dangerous Days of Daniel X."
"The Sopranos" thesp Michael Imperioli makes his feature helming debut with his script "The Hungry Ghosts." Ensemble drama begins lensing May 19 in Gotham with a projected budget under $1 million for…
Nicole Kidman is tuning up for a film based on the life of British pop singer Dusty Springfield for Fox 2000.
It's a testament to the wit, ingenuity and economy of Christopher Hampton's distillation of Choderlos de Laclos' epistolary 1782 novel "Les Liaisons Dangereuses" that this delicious tournament of sex…
Paramount and Marvel Studios' "Iron Man" is looking like an ironclad winner as summer gets under way at the worldwide box office. • See moviegoer reactions from Thurs. night's Arclight Cinemas…
David Lindsay-Abaire has snagged the 2008 Kleban Award for most promising musical theater lyricist, while Laura Harrington and the songwriting team of Bill Solly and Donald Ward will share the…
The Toronto Film Festival has tapped Raymond Phathanavirangoon as Southeast Asia programmer for this year's event, which runs Sept. 4-13.