Northern California artist-gallery owner Scott Hanson and screenwriter Robin Bradford have formed an indie production banner that plans to turn out 10-12 films in the next several years, beginning…
DreamWorks is close to acquiring the film rights to Tom Clancy's videogame "Splinter Cell," with Daniel Pyne ("The Manchurian Candidate") attached to write the script.
The soon-to-launch Asian Film Academy, the Pusan festival's seasonal school for wannabe filmmakers, has already been declared a hit.
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No Good Deed
No Good Deed1Daily:$5.6M Cumulative:$24.3M Sony / Screen Gems -42.28%
Dolphin Tale 2
Dolphin Tale 22Daily:$4.2M Cumulative:$15.9M Warner Brothers -44.30%
Guardians of the Galaxy
Guardians of the Galaxy3Daily:$2.1M Cumulative:$306.0M Disney -46.66%
Shelved when Arnold Schwarzenegger was elected governor of California, Warner Bros.-based producer Jerry Weintraub's remake of "Westworld" is now a go, with "The Cell" director Tarsem set to helm.
Marking his first film since "Narc," Joe Carnahan will direct his script "Smokin' Aces" for Working Title and Universal. Carnahan is casting the drama for an October start date, with Ryan Reynolds…
Sacha Baron Cohen, John C. Reilly, Michael Clarke Duncan and Gary Cole are joining Will Ferrell in Sony's untitled NASCAR comedy, directed by Adam McKay.
Leonardo DiCaprio's production banner, Appian Way, has preemptively bought Sheldon Turner's pitch "In Dark Woods" for Appian and Graham King's Initial Entertainment Group to produce.
Universal Pictures has made a preemptive $600,000 against $1 million deal for "Dream House," a supernatural thriller spec by David Loucka.
Matthew McConaughey has discharged International Creative Management as his agency. Still unclear is where McConaughey may land, or whether he'll sign with an agent at all.
U.K. satcaster BSkyB has played down reports that it is planning a surprise move into the exhibition business through the acquisition of six multiplex theaters from U.S. private equity outfit…