Nick Joins Live-Action/CG Charlotte’s Web Tea
Created 11/17/2004 - 00:00
files/pictures/picture-35.jpgNick Films will team with Kerner Ent. as a producer on Paramount's live-action/CG version of E.B. White's CHARLOTTE'S WEB, reports VARIETY. Paramount is also in talks with NARNIA-producer Walden Media to join as a co-financer and producer. Gary Winick will direct the film, which is set to start filming in January. ERIN BROCKOVICH scribe Susannah Grant wrote the initial script followed by Karey Kirkpatrick (CHICKEN RUN) doing revisions.
The book was written in 1952 and has become the best selling children's paperback of all time. The story centers on a 10-year-old girl and a spider who save the life of the friendly pig Wilbur. Previously, in 1973, the tale was turned into an animated feature by Paramount and Sagittarius Prods., owned by Edgar Bronfman Sr.