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.
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…
Universal Pictures has made a preemptive $600,000 against $1 million deal for "Dream House," a supernatural thriller spec by David Loucka.
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…
HBO has succeeded in extending the life of "The Sopranos" into 2007. The cabler and "Sopranos" creator-exec producer David Chase have agreed to produce eight additional episodes for the skein's sixth…
As the summer season starts to wind down, four new releases hit theaters this weekend. Paramount is debuting "Four Brothers," Universal unveils "The Skeleton Key," Sony delivers "Deuce Bigalow…
Paritosh Joshi has been named president for advertising sales and distribution at News Corp.'s Star India.