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Shoreline Entertainment has acquired film rights to author Kem Nunn's novel "Pomona Queen." Jeremiah Chechik, director of "The Avengers" and "Benny and Joon," is attached to helm.
Lifetime will fork over a total of about $10 million in license fees for exclusive rights in ad-supported cable to five recent theatrical movies, led by Universal comedy "Because I Said So," starring…
Weeks after Warner Bros. lost the rights to Conan the Barbarian, New Line has moved into prime position to make a movie based on Robert E. Howard's mythical conqueror.
Engineering a rare theatrical-movie pre-buy, Turner's TNT and TBS have locked up exclusive basic-cable rights to New Line's "Rush Hour 3" six weeks before it hits theaters.
Mena Suvari will star with Jack Huston, Caterina Murino and Richard E. Grant in "The Garden of Eden," a John Irvin-directed adaptation of an Ernest Hemingway novel.
Thousand Words has nabbed "Transit," a spec thriller by Michael Gilvary about a family road trip gone horribly awry.
This summer's tentpoles are adhering to a day-and-date strategy, but next year, film execs are figuring out how to cope with the 2008 Olympics in Beijing and UEFA's European Soccer Championships.
The Film Department, a long-anticipated indie entity run by Mark Gill and Neil Sacker, announced Wednesday it has raised $200 million in financing and will open for business by mid-July.
American Capital Strategies, one of the biggest private equity players in the U.S., has taken its first step into the movie biz by investing $100 million in Oceana Media Finance, a new Los…
Russell Crowe will join Leonardo DiCaprio in "Body of Lies," the William Monahan-scripted adaptation of the David Ignatius novel that Ridley Scott will direct for Warner Bros. Donald De Line and…