Acquisitions: Inferno, Spider-Man, Edge

“Sony Pictures and Inferno Films have landed a ten picture, co-financing and domestic distribution agreement. Amongst those in the deal are the Paul Walker psychological thriller “The Heaven Project,” Diane English’s remake of “The Women,” the Catherine Hardwicke-directed and William Goldman-adapted “The Monkey Wrench,” and the family drama “A Dog’s Story”…” (full details)

“FX has elbowed out TNT/TBS, USA and Spike to land exclusive rights to “Spider-Man 3,” which could end up funneling more than $40 million into the Sony coffers for the network window. The final license fee depends on how much money “Spider-Man 3″ chalks up in U.S. theaters. If the domestic gross shoots up to $400 million or more, FX could pay up to $33 million…” (full details)

“Lionsgate has acquired U.K. and Australian rights to John Maybury’s “The Edge of Love” (formerly “The Best Time of Our Lives”), starring Keira Knightley. Filming began this week, and is based on the true story of the tangled love life of Welsh poet Dylan Thomas. Scripted by Knightley’s mother Sharman Macdonald, it also stars Sienna Miller, Matthew Rhys and Cillian Murphy…” (full details)