Paramount Pictures has teamed with Archie Comics Ent. to co-produce a live-action film adaptation of comic book character, Sabrina the Teenage Witch, reports THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER. The comic was previously the basis for the ABC live-action sitcom starring Melissa Joan Hart as well as several animated series produced by DIC Ent.
Archie Comics president Allan Grafman and ceo Chuck Grimes will produce the film with Archie Comics Publications Inc. chairman Michael Silberkleit and president Richard Goldwater serving as exec producers. Paramount will distribute the film and the two companies will split licensing and merchandising based on the film.