CBS Films News
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. 13 weeks 3 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. 14 weeks 2 days ago via brucelee
T-Bone Burnett and Oscar Isaac Talk from Inside Llewyn Davis Agree: "He's not really trying to make it."
6:27 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. 25 weeks 3 days 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 26 weeks 2 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. 29 weeks 5 days ago via donnieyen
deadline.com – BREAKING: CBS Films has acquired screen rights to Children Of Paranoia, a debut novel by Trevor Shane for Dutton. The book will be adapted by Mark Verheiden, whose credits include Falling Skies and Battlestar Galactica. Akiva Goldsman is producing through his Weed Road banner. The first in a trilogy, Children Of Paranoia follows a young assassin caught up in a global clandestine war that’s been raging for centuries. 31 weeks 1 day ago via jackiechan
variety.com – CBS Films is moving ahead on romantic comedy “The Exes,” with Andy Fickman on board to direct. The film is based on Jane Moore’s novel “The Ex Files” with the screenplay written by Kelly Bowe. Leonard Goldberg is producing. “The Execs” centers on a groom’s ex-girfriend, who reluctantly agrees to attend his destination wedding for... 31 weeks 4 days ago via jetli
12:42 AM 7/26/2013 by Sara Vizcarrondo
By the 90s, John Hughes had traded teen fans for family audiences, aging with the crowds who loved 16 Candles with Home Alone, consequently leaving an empty space at the multiplex for trenchant teen comedies. In my imagination, Hollywood voted to postpone the second coming of the brat pack, perhaps until it was acceptable for the new Molly Ringwald to be friskier.