Sony Pictures Worldwide Acquisitions (SPWA) has acquired the global rights to Detention Films' DETENTION, reports ComingSoon.net.
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Chris Columbus’ 1492 Pictures and CJ Entertainment & Media have purchased the remake rights to the Norwegian found-footage film TROLL HUNTER, reports Deadline.com.
MGM has tapped David Silverman (THE SIMPSONS MOVIE) to direct its adaptation of Jarrett Krosoczka's book series PUNK FARM, reports Variety.
FLIGHT OF THE CONCHORDS' Bret McKenzie, who had a small role in the LORD OF THE RINGS series, will be returning to the world of Middle Earth in Peter Jackson's THE HOBBIT, reports Variety.
With fewer and fewer programming slots available in key co-production territories and the amount of producers vying for these slots, it is no wonder that the stakes are high. At Kidscreen this year, attendees did their best to maximize this precious opportunity.
Day 2 of Kidscreen and the Delegates Lounge, restaurants and bars at the hotel were a buzz with people talking about creative ideas and how to turn them into the next big hit, and, perhaps most importantly, how to finance them!
SMALLVILLE writers and producers had primary claims of their lawsuit against Warner Bros. thrown out, according to The Hollywood Reporter.
Ben Hibon, who directed the wonderful "Three Brother" animated sequence in HARRY POTTER AND THE DEATHLY HALLOWS: PART 1, has signed on to helm PAN, a new take on J.M. Barrie's PETER PAN, reports Variety.
Ole Bornedal, the Danish director behind the critically acclaimed thriller JUST ANOTHER LOVE STORY, has been tapped to helm Lionsgate's DIBBUK BOX, according to The Hollywood Reporter.
Mad Chance and Circle of Confusion are set to adapt IDW's graphic novel LORE into a feature film, reports HEAT VISION.
Columbia Pictures is in negotiations with CRANK directors Mark Neveldine and Brian Taylor to take the helm of GHOST RIDER 2, reports VARIETY.
300 producers Gianni Nunnari and Mark Canton are developing a film based on Conn Iggulden’s EMPEROR book series, which follows the early days of Julius Caesar, reports Deadline.com.
Steve Hanson's Hanson Inc. has licensed the film rights to Kahlil Gibran's famed 1923 collection of poetic essays, THE PROPHET, reports VARIETY.
VARIETY reports that Harrison Ford is in negotiations to join the cast of Jon Favreau’s adaptation of the graphic novel, COWBOYS AND ALIENS.
Kevin Dunn and Julie White, who have played Ron and Judy Witwicky, respectively, in the TRANSFORMERS franchise, have signed on to the third installment, reports VARIETY.
On Friday, SMALLVILLE creators/exec producers Miles Millar and Alfred Gough and series co-producer Tollin/Robbins Prods. filed suit against Warner Bros. TV and the CW.
FOX has renewed FRINGE, the critically acclaimed thrilling drama, for a third season, it was announced today by Kevin Reilly, President, Entertainment for Fox Broadcasting Company.
Producer credits for 82nd Academy Awards Best Picture nominees “The Blind Side” and “The Hurt Locker” have been determined by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ Producers Branch Executive Committee.
In an effort to shed his HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL roots, Zac Efron has signed onto two adult projects, reports Deadline.com.
Gil Adler (CONSTANTINE, SUPERMAN RETURNS) and Shane McCarthy have acquired the options for the sci-fi horror comic NIGHT AND FOG, VARIETY reports.
Atlas Entertainment and Hollywood Gang, the producers of THE DARK KNIGHT and 300, have set up a futuristic take on ROBIN HOOD at Warner Bros., according to The RiskyBusiness Blog. Commercials helmer Nicolai Fuglsig came up with the idea and will direct the project. Jason Hall (SPREAD) will pen the script.
The new film will be set in dystopian London where a Robin Hood-like character and his band of thieves bring hope to the beleaguered masses.
MIPCOM 2009 is introducing a new program of events designed specifically for international television producers. Titled "Rethinking the Production Business," the initiative will include a series of keynote addresses and conferences devoted to production, content screenings and a wide range of business-based matchmaking opportunities.
IESB reports that 20th Century Fox has tapped Kyle Ward (KANE AND LYNCH) to pen a follow-up to HITMAN, which was based on the popular videogame. The original starred Timothy Olyphant as Agent 47, the hitman with the barcode tattooed on the back of his bald head. No firm word has been announced whether he will be returning. However, producers Adrian Askarieh, Daniel Alter, and Chuck Gordon will all return.