Paramount buys ‘Scene It’ interactive game creator

According to The Hollywood Reporter, Paramount Pictures has purchased Screenlife, creator of the Scene It? interactive DVD game franchise. The studio bought the Seattle-based company with the intent to delve deeper into digital content initiatives. The acquisition of Screenlife advances Paramount Digital Entertainment’s multiplatform strategy and will enable us to create new digital content that ….

Reprise DVD review

Reprise, a darkly humorous coming of age story, comes to DVD from Miramax Films and Buena Vista Home Entertainment today. Executive produced by Academy Award winner Scott Rudin (No Country for Old Men), Reprise turns cinematic storytelling on its head, and explores the divide between the dreams of exuberant youth and the harsh realities of ….

Season One of Eli Stone on DVD today

One of this season’s most intriguing and original new series is coming to DVD for the first time from Walt Disney Studios. Eli Stone: The Complete First Season debuts on DVD September 2, 2008 in a four-disc DVD featuring extended episodes, deleted scenes and behind the scenes revelations about the critically-acclaimed freshman series. The jury’s ….

Poltergeist remake close to landing director

The Hollywood Reporter followed up on a story about Vadim Perelman being in negotiations to develop MGM’s Poltergeist remake as a potential directing vehicle. If it happens, Perelman would join writers Juliet Snowden and Stiles White, who came on board last week to revamp the 1982 classic horror film. The original Poltergeist was directed ….