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The Hollywood Reporter says that Paramount Pictures has picked up an untitled comedy pitch from Anna Faris for the actress to star in. Roth Films’ Joe Roth and Palak Patel will produce.

According to the trade, the story revolves around Faris and a new roommate, who turns out to be a stalker from hell.

Deanna Kizis will write the script, which will be based on a funny incident that happened in… Continue reading Paramount Picks Up Anna Faris Stalker Comedy

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Walt Disney Pictures has picked up Chrome and Paint , to be directed and produced by Ice Cube, says The Hollywood Reporter .

The film is described as a “gritty car culture project” and gets its name from a song on Cube’s 2006 album “Laugh Now, Cry Later.”

Cube will produce with his CubeVision partner Matt Alvarez and is also co-writing the script with Eva Vives ( Raising Victor Vargas )… Continue reading Disney Picks Up Ice Cube's Chrome and Paint

Summit Entertainment has picked up the U.S. distribution rights for the Rob Cohen-directed I, Alex Cross , the studio confirmed today.

The film is a reboot of the franchise based on the best-selling James Patterson novels. The series of novels, begun in 1993 with “Along Came a Spider,” features a forensic psychologist named Alex Cross (Tyler Perry).

Matthew Fox will play villain Michael Sullivan and Ed Burns is set to play Tommy… Continue reading Summit Picks Up I, Alex Cross

Columbia Pictures has picked up S. Craig Zahler’s spec script The Big Stone Grid , to be produced by Michael De Luca.

The Hollywood Reporter describes the projects as a “dark and intense modern-day crime saga in the vein of Seven and Marathon Man.” .

The trade adds that the story “is set in motion after a puzzling suicide prompts an investigation that leads two decorated detectives to discover a terrifying… Continue reading Columbia Pictures Picks Up The Big Stone Grid