After building a modest rep for Jarmusch-style deadpan comedies, Nippon helmer Nobuhiro Yamashita seems to be bidding for more mainstream success at home with "Linda Linda Linda." But this aimless…
Paramount is sending Adam Sztykiel to "Nerd Camp," its feature project about summer programs for gifted children that's being developed by Nickelodeon Films and Tollin/Robbins Prods.
Though the sale of DreamWorks to Universal Studios has been widely heralded in the press as something that would be a fait accompli as of Friday -- when the two-month period of exclusive talks…
Fox 2000 has moved in on "Town House," preemptively buying the film rights to Tish Cohen's debut novel and setting up the project at Fox-based Scott Free to produce.
Fox 2000 and New Regency are teaming to produce a feature film adaptation of Ted Naifeh's comicbook "Courtney Crumrin and the Night Things." Graham Tallman has been hired to write the script.
Walt Disney, whose film unit will report a hefty loss this quarter, raised about half a billion from investors this summer to reduce the risk of financing movies. It's the first time the Mouse has…
Under its new topper Daniel Battsek, Miramax Films is sealing a deal to make its second acquisition: Disney specialty unit is picking up North American rights to the Blighty-South African co-prod…
Columbia Pictures has bought the romantic comedy spec script "Most Likely Two" by Kelly Rouse. Laurence Mark and Wittney Horton are producing.
Nicole Kidman will star in and produce a bigscreen adaptation of Jules Bass' comic novel "Headhunters" for Fox 2000 and Regency Enterprises. Rick Schwartz, head of Gotham-based Blueprint Films, will…
Quebec thesp Luc Picard was the big winner at the first New Montreal FilmFest, with "The Audition," his feature debut as a writer-director, nabbing the Golden Iris Grand Prize.