Deadline.com writes that 20th Century Fox has launched a new division to develop original content from emerging writers.
Masi Oka, who played Hiro on HEROES, and writer Alex Sabeti are developing a parallel universe pilot titled THE CORRECTORS for Syfy, according to The Hollywood Reporter.
Chris Colfer (TV's GLEE) has inked a deal to develop a new Disney Channel series based on Florence Laughlin's children's book, THE LITTLE LEFTOVER WITCH, reports The Hollywood Reporter.
Evan Spiliotopoulos (POOH'S HEFFALUMP MOVIE) has been tapped to re-write Universal Pictures' OUIJA, reports Variety.
J.J. Abrams has tapped his FRINGE writers and exec producers Monica Breen and Alison Schapker to rewrite the Bad Robot project ZANBATO, reports Deadline.com.
In anticipation that the October-released original with be a hit, following strong test screenings, DreamWorks has begun development on a sequel to the robot-boxing flick, REAL STEEL, reports Deadline.com.
HBO is in discussions with Neil Gaiman on turning his novel AMERICAN GODS into a TV series, reports Deadline.com.
Paul Soter of the Broken Lizard comedy troop is set to write and direct an adaptation of DR. DETH WITH KIP AND MUFFY, reports ComingSoon.net.
David Hayter (X-MEN, WATCHMEN) is set to adapt Anne McCaffrey's novel DRAGONFLIGHT, reports ComingSoon.net.
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Mark Verheiden, who was a writer/producer on such series as BATTLESTAR GALACTICA, HEROES and the upcoming FALLING SKIES, will team with Akiva Goldsman to write the TV portion of THE DARK TOWER project, reports Deadline.com.
Matt Reeves is set to write and direct redux of Ray Nelson's short story EIGHT O'CLOCK IN THE MORNING, which was turned into THEY LIVE by John Carpenter, according to The Hollywood Reporter.
Anthony Horowitz, the writer of the ALEX RIDER YA series, told Richard Bacon’s Radio 5 talk show that he would be writing the second TINTIN film to be directed by Peter Jackson, reports Bleeding Cool.
A Los Angeles judge has thrown out a lawsuit filed against Twentieth Century Fox over the script for ALIEN VS. PREDATOR, writes The Hollywood Reporter.
In an interview with Moviehole, Josh Stolberg (PIRANHA 3D) revealed that he is working on a top-secret film for Hasbro.
Drew Pearce, who penned the adaptation of Marvel's RUNAWAYS, has been hired to write IRON MAN 3, reports Deadline.com.
Will Beall (GANGSTER SQUAD) is in talks to rewrite LOGAN'S RUN for Warner Bros., reports Heat Vision.
DreamWorks Animation has hired MEGAMIND writers Alan J. Schoolcraft and Brent Simons to pen a PENGUINS OF MADAGASCAR feature, writes The Hollywood Reporter.
Melissa Rosenberg, the screenwriter behind the TWILIGHT series, has been tapped to write and produce an adaptation of Pamela Sargent's EARTHSEED, reports Risky Business.
Deadline.com reports that Oscar-nominee Hailee Steinfeld (TRUE GRIT) is set to star in SLEEPING BEAUTY.