CBS Films News
deadline.com – CBS Films said it has secured rights to the trilogy of Atlantis sci-fi novels by A.G. Riddle, a serious deal for a self-published series that has been a fixture on Amazon‘s eBook sales charts. The first book in the series, The Atlantis Gene, was published in March 2013, and the plot revolves around a brilliant geneticist and an international counterterrorism agent who team to thwart a global pandemic and solve the greatest mystery of all time: 3 weeks 5 days ago via jetli
feedproxy.google.com – We got a first look at the indie romantic comedy The F Word last summer with Daniel Radcliffe and Zoe Kazan looking pretty friendly. But since then, the title has been changed to the generic What If, and CBS Films has given the film a release date of August 1st this year in NY and LA before expanding elsewhere in the weeks following. 18 weeks 5 days ago via jackiechan
deadline.com – EXCLUSIVE: CBS Films has sprung for a pitch from Saw writers Patrick Melton and Marcus Dunstan to adapt Alvin Schwartz’s classic spooky tale collection Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark. I’m told it was a competitive bidding for the project, which will see Melton and Dunstan adapt some of the Scary short stories into a screenplay about a group of outcast kids who stand up to their fears to save their town when nightmares come to life. 32 weeks 6 days ago via theothersenhman
thewrap.com – This week “Last Vegas” became the highest-grossing release for CBS Films, which launched in 2007 and put out its first movie in January 201o. The studio said Wednesday that the geriatrics-gone-wild comedy grossed $579,783 on Tuesday, bringing the North American total to $54.8 million. That puts it ahead of the 2012 Daniel Radcliffe thriller “The Woman in Black,” which took in $54.3 million. 33 weeks 6 days ago via brucelee
T-Bone Burnett and Oscar Isaac Talk from Inside Llewyn Davis Agree: "He's not really trying to make it."
7:27 PM 11/18/2013 by Sara Vizcarrondo
Inside Llewyn Davis marks musician/producer/composer T-Bone Burnett’s fourth collaboration with the Coen Brothers. His first (Oh Brother, Where Art Thou) earned him an Oscar—and somehow cemented a spiritual relationship he and the brothers have with Homer’s Odyssey, the classic story of leaving home and messily finding your way back.
deadline.com – EXCLUSIVE: CBS Films is in final talks to acquire U.S. rights to The F Word, the Michael Dowse-directed romantic comedy that has been one of the buzz acquisition titles here at Toronto. They were negotiating all night and are still working on final details, but I’m hearing the deal will be upwards of $2 million. 45 weeks 11 hours ago via theothersenhman
thewrap.com – CBS Films has preemptively secured exclusive rights to Liane Moriarty’s novel “The Husband’s Secret,” which has already become a No. 1 New York Times bestseller since it was published in July by Amy Einhorn Books. Story follows three different women whose lives are plunged into crises after one opens a Pandora’s Box that ties all of them together 45 weeks 6 days ago via donnieyen
shocktillyoudrop.com – Actress Scout Taylor-Compton took to Twitter recently to tell her followers that, "7500 hits theaters in October!" This isn't the first time we've heard an actor involved in the film tell us the film might come out on a certain date, though. Is Scout dead-on this time? CBS has been sitting on the film since pulling it from its release date in 2012. 49 weeks 2 days ago via donnieyen