RKO has tapped Stuart Paul to adapt the comic THE NYE INCIDENTS, which was created by COMMUNION author Whitley Strieber, reports Heat Vision. Todd Lincoln will direct.
Rocket Pictures heads Sir Elton John and David Furnish are developing a musical fantasy bio-pic about John's life called ROCKETMAN, reports Deadline.com.
Gold Circle Films is planning a remake of Taiwanese supernatural thriller SILK, reports Heat Vision.
ABC is developing a TV version of JEKYLL & HYDE with ABC Studios and Mark Gordon Co. producing and THE SORCERER’S APPRENTICE scribe Matt Lopez writing, reports Deadline.com.
FX has ordered 13 episodes of an animated comedy from the producers/writers of IT'S ALWAYS SUNNY IN PHILADELPHIA, writes The Hollywood Reporter.
Right on the heels of ABC announcing its own BEAUTY AND THE BEAST series, The CW has announced the development of a new version of BEAUTY AND THE BEAST, based on the 1980s series starring Ron Perlman and Linda Hamilton, writes The Hollywood Reporter.
Fox has put into development a TV adaptation of the DC Comics title THE SPECTRE, created by Jerry Siegel and Bernard Baily, reports Deadline.com.
THE SIMPSONS writer-producer Matt Warburton, via Chernin Ent., has sold a comedy script to FOX, reports Variety.
Hasbro and director Ridley Scott have hired ED WOOD scribes Scott Alexander and Larry Karaszewski to pen their MONOPOLY adaptation, reports Heat Vision.
As part of a two-year first-look deal with Warner Bros., KatzSmith Prods.' David Katzenberg and Seth Grahame-Smith will work on a sequel to Tim Burton's BEETLEJUICE, reports Deadline.com. T
Recognizing writers as the primary content creators driving today’s videogame industry, the Writers Guild of America, West (WGAW) and the Writers Guild of America, East (WGAE) have announced a collective call for submissions for the fifth annual Videogame Writing Award to be presented at the upcoming 2012 Writers Guild Awards on Sunday, February 19, 2012, at simultaneous ceremonies in Los Angeles and New York City.
Starz has picked up DA VINCI’S DEMONS, written by David S. Goyer (THE DARK KNIGHT), reports Deadline.com.
Sandra Bullock is in talks to join the voice cast of 20th Century Fox TV's AND THEN THERE WAS GORDON, writes The Hollywood Reporter.
The Oscar-winning DEPARTED writer William Monahan has been tapped to rewrite the script for SIN CITY 2, reports Heat Vision.
There is no precise definition of what writer’s block is. Most likely, it’s just the terror of staring at a blank page or screen and thinking that the next words that come out of your cranial matter have got to be Oscar quality. Whatever it is, it’s really not that hard to handle. Over the years I have found three effective ways to get past whatever is blocking my creativity...
Showtime is developing a small screen adaptation of the graphic novel THE DAMNED, reports Deadline.com.
U.S. District Judge Denny Chin has ruled that writer James Muller must repay 20th Century Fox's attorney fees after losing his lawsuit against the studio over ALIEN VS. PREDATOR, reports The Hollywood Reporter.
Damien Chazelle (GUY AND MADELINE ON A PARK BENCH) has been hired to write a sequel to THE LAST EXORCISM, reports Heat Vision.