Representing A-list movie stars is obviously a great gig — until you look at the summer box office results.
Peter Bart: I asked my friend Michael Fleming of Deadline Hollywood to comment on the tendency of journalists to look at the glitterati through rose-colored glasses, since we both have interviewed…
Castle Rock has optioned "Playing Joe," a Hitchcock-style thriller script from Jeff Miller.
FilmNation Entertainment and A Bigger Boat are combining to finance and produce "House at the End of the Street," a psychological thriller based on a story written by Jonathan Mostow.
In the latest shakeup atop a major Hollywood PR firm, Leslie Sloane Zelnik and Matt Labov have become co-presidents of BWR.
Management 360 has imported UK-based talent agent Duncan Millership to become a manager.
Warner Bros. has acquired remake rights to the Chan-Wook Park-directed Korean film "Sympathy for Mr. Vengeance."
Universal Pictures has bought an untitled pitch by "Due Date" writers Alan Cohen and Alan Freedland.
Saoirse Ronan will reteam with "Atonement" helmer Joe Wright in Focus Features' "Hanna."
Paradigm has hired Gotham-based veteran WMA agent Jim Griffin, who will start the agency's first broadcasting department.
New Line Cinema has set a Feb. 22 production start for "Hall Pass," an R-rated comedy directed by Pete and Bobby Farrelly that will star Owen Wilson and Jason Sudeikis.