PARK CITY, Utah (TheWrap.com) - "The Surrogate," a drama starring Helen Hunt and John Hawkes as a man who hires a professional sex surrogate, has sold to Fox Searchlight for $6 million in the largest acquisition of the Sundance Film Festival so far, TheWrap has confirmed.
PARK CITY, Utah, Jan 22 (TheWrap.com) - Buying activity at the Sundance Film Festival ramped up on Sunday after late-night negotiations on Saturday. CBS Films announced that it had acquired "The Words," a drama starring Brad Cooper, Zoe Saldana and Jeremy Irons.
PARK CITY, Utah, Jan 22 (TheWrap.com) - In an early sign that this year's Sundance festival will be full of documentary acquisitions, Sony Pictures Classics acquired North American rights to "Searching for Sugar Man," Malik Bendjelloul's directorial debut, while Magnolia bought "The Queen of Versailles."
LOS ANGELES (TheWrap.com) - "Your Sister's Sister," a romantic comedy starring Emily Blunt, will open this year's Seattle International Film Festival on May 17, organizers announced Friday.
LOS ANGELES (TheWrap.com) - - Warner Bros. has joust -- er, just -- taken "Arthur & Lancelot" off its calendar, TheWrap has confirmed. But that's not the studio's only stalled project: "Jack the Giant Killer 3D" has bumped to 2013.
LOS ANGELES, Jan 17 (TheWrap.com) - "I'm retiring. I'm moving away from the business, from the company, from all this kind of stuff."
LOS ANGELES, Jan 17 (TheWrap.com) - Taylor Lautner is helping Facebook make history.
LOS ANGELES, Jan 17 (TheWrap.com) - A government watchdog group is suing the Department of Defense and the Central Intelligence Agency, claiming the agencies are refusing to release details of their alleged meetings and communications with director Kathryn Bigelow and writer Mark Boal.
LOS ANGELES (TheWrap.com) - Tommy Lee Jones will play General Douglas MacArthur in "Emperor," a thriller/epic directed by Peter Webber ("Girl With a Pearl Earring").
LOS ANGELES (TheWrap.com) - After trudging through a rough patch, production is finally set to begin on Disney's Johnny Depp-starring reboot of "The Lone Ranger."