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2011-06-08 09:01:00

LOS ANGELES, June 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- CBS Films announced today that Oscar©-winner Edward Zwick (The Last Samurai, Blood Diamond) is attached to direct the film adaptation of American Assassin from a screenplay by Zwick and Oscar©-nominee Marshall Herskovitz. The film is based on the #1 NY Times best-selling novel by Vince Flynn. Lorenzo di Bonaventura (Transformers, RED) via di Bonaventura Pictures and Nick Wechsler (The Road, We Own The Night)...

2011-02-04 12:59:00

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- CBS Films today announced that the company has secured exclusive rights to Marie Lu's futuristic thriller Legend. Penguin Group has set the series' first novel for publication in November 2011. Marty Bowen and Wyck Godfrey (The Twilight Saga, Dear John) will develop and produce. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110204/LA42749) In a dark future, North America has split into two warring nations. The story follows Day, a young Robin...

2010-04-15 18:03:00

LOS ANGELES, April 15 /PRNewswire/ -- To mark the upcoming romantic comedy release "The Back- up Plan," starring Jennifer Lopez and Alex O'Loughlin, CBS Films will disperse special branded taxis around NYC for one day offering free rides within the borough WHAT: of Manhattan. ----- *Along with the free ride, participants will receive a 'Back-up Plan' souvenir!...

2010-04-12 19:42:00

LOS ANGELES, April 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- In celebration of the upcoming release "The Back-up Plan," CBS Films (NYSE: CBS.A and CBS) announced today that it is teaming with the American Humane Association to host a nationwide pet adoption event. "The Back-up Plan," a romantic comedy starring Jennifer Lopez and Alex O'Loughlin, will debut in US theaters on April 23, 2010. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100412/LA84973) In the film, Zoe (Lopez) owns Hudson Mutts, a hip...

2010-02-18 08:00:00

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Carla Gugino has signed on to the revenge thriller "Faster," a co-production of CBS Films and Sony Pictures Worldwide Acquisitions Group. The announcement was made today by Amy Baer, President and Chief Executive Officer of CBS Films, the feature film division of CBS Corporation (NYSE: CBS.A and CBS). The project, which started principal photography in early February, is being directed by George Tillman, Jr. ("Notorious," "Men of Honor," "Soul Food")...

2009-12-15 18:10:00

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- CBS Films, the feature film division of CBS Corporation (NYSE: CBS.A and CBS), announced today that it has launched a digital Inspirational Quilt in conjunction with the studio's January 22, 2010, theatrical release, "Extraordinary Measures." The quilt, which lives on the film's official website (www.extraordinarymeasuresthemovie.com), consists of inspirational videos that serve as the squares/patches. Through the quilt, charitable organizations and...


Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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