Universal is getting in gear for "Drive," optioning James Sallis' novel about a Hollywood stunt driver as a starring vehicle for Hugh Jackman and setting it up with Marc Platt.
New Line Cinema has inked a distribution deal with Berlin-based Eastern European Acquisitions Pool to handle its home entertainment library in all Eastern European territories.
The Czech Republic's two resident Oscar-winning helmers are springing back into action, and have both begun shooting long-awaited feature films.
Will "V for Vendetta" become B for boffo? Amid high hopes after a four-month delay, Warner Bros. is launching the sci-fi thriller starring Natalie Portman and Hugo Weaving at 3,365 playdates…
Weinstein Co. genre arm Dimension Films has acquired tyro scribe Scott Milam's script "Wichita" for "Saw 2" helmer Darren Lynn Bousman to direct.
The revived Lion showed its new face to the exhibition community Thursday at ShoWest, offering a first look at its upcoming slate and introducing its distribution team.
Paramount has made official its sale of the DreamWorks library to Soros Strategic Partners and Dune Entertainment, a Soros spin-off. Price will be $900 million, reducing Par's cost to acquire…
The ascension of David Linde can be seen as a trauma for Focus Features, but his ascension at Universal is a tribute to the role of specialty wings at the majors -- and to Focus in particular.
Mandalay Integrated Media Entertainment and Prelude Pictures have launched development of "The Heart of Man," centered on 18th century antislavery crusader John Newton.
Michael Caine and Demi Moore are set to star in "Flawless," a heist drama Michael Radford will direct.
"Nanny McPhee" director Kirk Jones will write and direct "Everybody's Fine," a remake of the 1990 Giuseppe Tornatore-directed road trip picture "Stanno tutti bene."