A venomous bonbon filled with black-hearted satire, "Mini's First Time" is a comedy about cynical opportunism, self-interest and how to be a successful sociopath. Appeal should be across the board…
Universal Pictures Intl. has teamed up with Nordic outfit Film2home to launch a "download-to-own" service in Scandinavia, following the successful debut of a similar service in the U.K. last month.
The Australian government will review its film industry funding, assessing tax incentives, grants and the 12.5% tax offset tapped by offshore producers.
Playwright Richard Greenberg's "Three Days of Rain" -- currently on Broadway in a limited run, toplining Julia Roberts -- is headed to the bigscreen.
Kate Schumaecker has been tapped to head up development for Superb Entertainment, Meryl Poster's NBC U-based film and TV shingle. In addition, company is moving forward with its first TV project at…
Sony has bought the Delia Ephron pitch "Beautiful" for Cary Brokaw's Avenue Pictures shingle to produce. Ephron will write the screenplay. Pic is based on an idea by Brokaw that he developed with…
Warner Bros. Pictures has bought an untitled comedy pitch from writing partners Steve List and Astrid Neal for Mosaic Media to produce in association with Bruce Nash Entertainment.
Universal has acquired spec "Live Bet," a heist pic set in the Gotham underworld, with Curtis "50 Cent" Jackson set to star. Brothers Charley and Vlas Parlapanides penned the script, while Mary…
Walden Media and New Line have moved closer to launching production on "Journey 3-D," casting Josh Hutcherson ("RV") opposite Brendan Fraser.
Lionsgate is getting "Addicted." The indie studio has bought film rights to the novel from hard-edged erotica writer Zane, one of the country's top African-American women authors, in hopes of…