Category Archives: Deals (Film)
Matt Reeves just wrapped the final installment in the Apes trilogy with War for the Planet of the Apes in July of 2017. The franchise has grossed over $1.5 billion at the global box office.
The film features interviews with famous Chicagoans from all walks of life, including President Obama, Bill Murray, Michael Wilbon, Bill Kurtis, Chris Myers, Rev. Jesse Jackson and Veep star Matt Walsh, who also serves as the narrator.
Following a poor test screening that rankled producers Scott Rudin and David Ellison, Paramount has decided to sell international rights to Alex Garland’s new film to Netflix.
Emmett/Furla/Oasis Films should find there’s actual interest in this mafia movie, which offers the Oscar-nominated actor his juiciest role in years.
“Directing has been an area I’ve wanted to explore for some time now,” said Jordan. “The Stars Beneath Our Feet tells a story that really spoke to me, and I’m looking forward to jumping behind the camera.
Will Mandy Moore return? Judging by the end of the first film, we doubt it, but anything’s possible in Hollywood these days.
The storyline is being kept under wraps but is being described as a character-driven comedy riffing on the superhero genre.
The latest from Scott Cooper (“Black Mass”) has Bale playing an army captain escorting an Indian chief from New Mexico to Montana. It will get a Dec. Oscar-run and a Jan. 2018 release.
Affleck won an Oscar for his role in the Amazon-released “Manchester by the Sea” while Amy Sherman-Palladino, Daniel Palladino are making “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel” at the network.
Warwick Thornton’s Western set in the Australian Outback premiered at TIFF as part of the Platform section and won the jury-selected award in that section. It stars Hamilton Morris, Ewen Leslie and Sam Neill.
The producer of the Fast and Furious and Jump Street franchises will have a second-look deal with Paramount, effective immediately.
There had been questions last year whether David Ellison’s company would repartner with Paramount, but with a new four-year deal in place, they’re looking at rebooting the franchise with James Cameron and Deadpool director Tim Miller.
Girls Trip stars Regina Hall, Queen Latifah, Jada Pinkett Smith and Tiffany Haddish, and could take some wind out of the box office sails of its big-budget competitors Dunkirk and Valerian.
Star and producer of the YouTube series “My Drunk Kitchen,” Hannah Hart, has signed a first-look deal with Lionsgate, further showcasing the increasing power and influence that YouTube stars have beyond the realm of free online videos.
YouTube sensation and overall media star Grace Helbig has signed a deal with Lionsgate to develop both films and TV series. One of the first projects under the deal will be a romantic comedy starring her and Mamrie Hart.
HarperCollins won a multi-house auction to serve as the publisher of Michael Mann Books, the publishing imprint founded by the Oscar-nominated writer, director and producer earlier this year.
Leonardo DiCaprio’s production company Appian Way has landed a three-year, first-look deal with Paramount Pictures. The deal marks a shift for DiCaprio, who previously had a long-standing deal at Warner Bros.
Filmmaking legend Martin Scorsese isn’t slowing down any time soon. Today, Paramount CEO Brad Grey announced that Scorsese has extended his overall deal with the studio through 2019. Paramount also confirmed a new biopic is in development for Scorsese to direct.
The hugely popular YA writer of The Fault in Our Stars and Paper Towns has a new deal with Fox 2000
Warner will now give Allaine a deal that includes two screenplays. Her first screenplay was a romantic comedy, but that may not be the genre of her two offerings that she will submit to Warner.
Robert Kirkman has inked a one year first look film deal with Universal.
The “Fifty Shades Of Grey” producer has signed a three year first look deal with Universal.