Fox 2000 Wins $2M Pitch Deal For ‘The Beauty Inside;’ GOT’s Emilia Clarke To Star

In a $2 million deal, Fox 2000 beat out five other bidders for The Beauty Inside, a pitch that will be written by The Fault in Our Stars scribes Scott Neustadter & Michael H. Weber, as a star vehicle for Emilia Clarke. (DH)

ABC Picks Up Comedy Pilot ‘The Trustee’ From Elizabeth Banks, Max Handelman

ABC has picked up The Trustee, a comedy pilot from writers Jay Scherick and David Ronn, plus executive producers Elizabeth Banks and Max Handelman. (VAR)

Mindy Kaling To Co-Star In, Produce Comedy Pilot For NBC

NBC has ordered a single-camera comedy from the Mindy Project star/creator and Charlie Grandy. (TVL)

Sony Classics Picks Up Global Rights To ‘Brigsby Bear’

Sony Pictures Classics has acquired worldwide rights to Brigsby Bear, a dark comedy from Dave McCary. (WRAP)

‘The Devil Wears Prada’ Is Aiming For Broadway, As A Musical

The pop star Elton John and the playwright Paul Rudnick have signed on to write a musical adaptation of The Devil Wears Prada. (NYT)

Terrence Malick Plans To Release ‘Radegund’ & Perfume Commercial With Angelina Jolie In 2017

Terrence Malick has directed a commercial for Guerlain perfumes starring Angelina Jolie, and that the commercial will be released sometime in March. (COLL)

Critics’ Picks: The 15 Best Films At Sundance 2017

A stunning gay romance (Call Me by Your Name), an epic Southern saga (Mudbound) and an unusual take on the JonBenet Ramsey case (Casting JonBenet) are among the fest’s standouts. (THR)

Passion Projects Like ‘La La Land’ Make For Great Stories, But Hollywood’s Not Yet Buying It

Got a dream and a killer movie idea? It will make a great story in your Oscar speech—if you can find anyone to make it, that is. (VF)

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