Toronto: Fox 2000 Acquires Screen Rights To Novel ‘The Language Of Flowers’; Lucy Fisher and Doug Wick To Produce

By | Friday September 9, 2011 @ 11:08am PDT
Mike Fleming

Fox 2000 Pictures has optioned screen rights to Vanessa Diffenbaugh’s debut novel The Language of Flowers, with the movie to be produced by Lucy Fisher and Doug Wick’s Red Wagon banner. Fox literary consultant Drew Reed championed the … Read More »

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Ben Affleck Circling Big ‘Great Gatsby’ Role

Mike Fleming

EXCLUSIVE: Ben Affleck is in talks to play the role of Tom Buchanan in The Great Gatsby, the Baz Luhrmann-directed 3D adaptation of the F. Scott Fitzgerald literary classic at Warner Bros. Now, Affleck will have to work to fit … Read More »

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Summit’s Post-’Twilight’ Chapter To Be Underwritten By Book Adaptations

Mike Fleming

The start of Summit Entertainment’s trajectory began when the mini-major convinced Stephenie Meyer to sell her Twilight Saga book series after she’d been left so frustrated by how Paramount Pictures let it languish. Was it a billion dollar lucky break? … Read More »

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Summit Entertainment Near Deal For ‘Divergent’

By | Thursday February 10, 2011 @ 11:57am PST
Mike Fleming

Summit Entertainment continues its prolific book rights buying as it nears a deal for the Veronica Roth novel Divergent, with Red Wagon partners Doug Wick and Lucy Fisher attached to produce. The book is compared to The Hunger Games because of the age of the characters and the violence that … Read More »

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Warner Bros Nearing Deal To Acquire Baz Luhrmann’s ‘The Great Gatsby’

Mike Fleming

EXCLUSIVE: While James Bond has gotten the lion’s share of attention from studios this week, Jay Gatsby has also been making a stir around town. I’m told Warner Bros has emerged as the clear frontrunner to finance and take worldwide … Read More »

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