Hollywood Gang Prods is dreaming of a violent Christmas. Production shingle has optioned rights to graphic novel "The Last Christmas" from Image Comics.
Kevin Pollak's Red Bird Cinema is putting a Sugar Ray Leonard biopic into development, with production expected to start early next year.
Sony Pictures Worldwide Acquisitions Group has launched Stage 6 Films, a label that will acquire and produce films for theatrical and straight-to-DVD release.
The AFI Los Angeles Film Festival will fete Catherine Deneuve and Laura Linney during its 21st annual edition early next month.
Screenwriter Richard Curtis will be honored with the humanitarian nod at the annual BAFTA/LA Cunard Britannia Awards, to be held Nov. 1.
The Halcyon Co. has inked a three- year first-look deal for all the works by sci-fi scribe Philip K. Dick that have not previously been adapted.
Based on infamous mass murders in Bogota, pic makes the mistake (the first of many) of tackling three stories rather than one.
The harsh rhetoric surrounding the WGA negotiations plus the guild's recent move to seek strike authorization have convinced execs that the threat of a Nov. 1 strike may be very real.
Bud Ekins, a champion motorcyclist who performed the hair-raising stunt in "The Great Escape," died of natural causes on Oct. 6 in Los Angeles.
Harvey Weinstein and Paul Haggis have been added to the increasingly high-powered lineup at Abu Dhabi's inaugural Middle East Film Festival, set to unspool Oct. 14-19.
Jonathan Kadin has been upped to senior veep of production at Columbia Pictures.