Donald De Line, the formerParamount president whose position was recently filled by outgoing FoxEntertainment chief Gail Berman, is rumoured to be signing a production dealwith Warner Bros.

De Line resurfaces following weeks of speculation over his next move afterParamount chairman Brad Grey selected Berman to be his number two at therapidly evolving studio.

De Line, a veteran production executive whose credits include The ItalianJob remake and Without A Paddle, was expected to continue producing projects atParamount, however it was unclear last night whether that arrangement remainsin place.

Further details on the Warner Bros deal will appear on this site as they becomeavailable.