The Gotham Group has optioned Mike Jones' screenplay "The Minotaur Takes a Cigarette Break," based on the novel by Steven Sherrill.
Ira Glass, host of NPR's "This American Life," is teaming with Alissa Shipp and Endgame Entertainment topper James D. Stern to develop a pic based on the Arthur Phillips short story "Wenceslas…
Alexandre Aja is set to direct "The Contractor," a drama for Gaumont. Ian Jeffers is rewriting the script. Alexandra Milchan will produce.
"The Soloist" helmer Joe Wright will next direct "Indian Summer" for Working Title and Universal.
Summit Entertainment has tapped Spanish director Juan Antonio Bayona to direct "Eclipse," the third pic in the "Twilight" vampire series.
'The Great Buck Howard,' about a once-famous mentalist and his assistant, drew a star-studded crowd including Jane Fonda, Dick Cavett, Blythe Danner, Debra Winger and Valentino.
Director Costa-Gavras has been named an honoree for the 13th City of Light, City of Angels Film Festival.
It was as much a premiere for Rogue's new management as it was for "The Last House on the Left" when the horror pic preemed Tuesday at the ArcLight.
Netflix has come on board as a partner in the Women in Film Foundations Finishing Fund which supports pics that are by, for and about women.
Following the departure of distribution prexy Steve Friedman, Ion Media Networks has reorganized its distribution efforts, with company exec VP John Lawson now directly in charge of them.
Tamala Jones ("Castle") has booked a role in Paramount comedy "Up in the Air." George Clooney stars for writer-director Jason Reitman.