Shochiku has purchased worldwide rights, including Japan, to Fumihiko Sori's CG feature "Vexille."
Lynda Obst is reteaming with Marc Rosen -- who is exiting Heyday Films -- to form a new production company that will remain at Paramount, where Obst recently reupped her deal.
Where there's Sparks, there's heat. New Line Cinema, which had a sleeper hit with "The Notebook," has snapped up screen rights to another Nicholas Sparks bestseller, "Dear John," and attached…
Universal Pictures has set Angelina Jolie to star alongside James McAvoy and Morgan Freeman in "Wanted," an action film based on a graphic novel that Timur Bekmambetov will direct. Pic will be…
Warner Bros. has preemptively snapped up an untitled comedy pitch by Mike Lisbe and Nate Reger ("Space Invader") set in the world of wild animal training for mid- against high-six figures. Feature…
HBO Films is developing a movie about the life of legendary blues musician Robert Johnson and has attached "Ray" scribe James L. White to pen the screenplay.
Codeblack Entertainment has started production on "A Good Man Is Hard to Find," the first project under its deal with 20th Century Fox's recently launched faith-based label, FoxFaith.
Fox Atomic is in talks to pick up an untitled spec script from "Save the Last Dance" scribe Duane Adler. Mike Karz and Generate are attached to produce the project, which the youth-centric specialty…
Canada's entertainment biz reacted with little enthusiasm to the budget unveiled Monday afternoon by Conservative Finance Minister Jim Flaherty in the House of Commons in Ottawa.
A Dostoevsky-like atmosphere of doom and gloom hangs heavy over a truck driver pushed to commit a terrible crime and then shaken by remorse in Tayfun Pirselimoglu's sober but occasionally intriguing…