Sony Pictures Entertainment has signed a two-picture distribution deal with Ghost House Pictures to release "The Grudge 2" as well as the English-language debut film from the Pang brothers. The agreement comes on the heels of a number of successful collaborations between the two partners, including the release of last year's "The Grudge" and the recent "Boogeyman." Sarah Michelle Gellar, who starred in the first film, has not yet committed to the sequel..." (full details)
"Timothy Hutton will topline "The Kovak Box," an English-lingo chiller directed by Daniel Monzon ("The Heart of the Warrior," "The Greatest Robbery Never Told"). David Kelly, Lucia Jimenez and Gary Piquer complete the key cast. Pic began shooting Monday for eight weeks on the Mediterranean island of Majorca, followed by three weeks in Madrid. Hutton plays a sci-fi writer who is trapped after being lured to an island to host a conference..." (full details)
"New Line has picked up comedy "Jeff the Demon" from scribes Tom Scharpling and Joe Ventura. "Jeff the Demon" is the story of two high school losers who find a book that allows them to summon a power from the netherworld. The demon, Jeff, helps them win every battle and right every wrong in their lives, but they quickly discover that having all of their dreams come true can cause problems..." (full details)
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