THE GAME PLAN writing duo of Kathryn Price and Nichole Millard have been hired by Disney to adapt Lauren Kate's YA novel FALLEN, reports VARIETY.
Universal Pictures has tapped Tony Gilroy to write a treatment for THE BOURNE LEGACY, the fourth installment in the popular Jason Bourne series, reports VARIETY.
Warner Bros. has hired GREEN LANTERN scribes Greg Berlanti, Michael Green and Marc Guggenheim to pen the treatments for both GREEN LANTERN 2 and THE FLASH, reports HEAT VISION.
John August, writer of BIG FISH, CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY and CORPSE BRIDE, is in talks to pen DreamWorks' adaptation of the strategy game MONSTERPOCALYPSE, reports HEAT VISION.
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Relativity Media has paid low six-figures for Melisa Wallack's script THE BROTHERS GRIMM: SNOW WHITE, reports Deadline.com.
Warner Bros. Pictures has announced today that the Academy Award–winning writer Dustin Lance Black will both write and direct the movie adaptation of Matt Kindt’s groundbreaking graphic novel, 3 Story: The Secret History of the Giant Man.
Legendary Pictures has paid high-six-figures for CLASH OF THE TITANS scribe Travis Beacham's 25-page treatment PACIFIC RIM, reports Deadline.com.
Based on the work of novelist Kotaro Isaka, Osuga’s adaptation brilliantly captures the tense mystery enveloping this teenage drama.
Drew Pearce, who created the British superhero spoof series NO HEROICS, has been hired by Marvel Studios to write the screenplay for RUNAWAYS, reports Deadline.com.
Disney and Jerry Bruckheimer Films have paid low-seven-figures against $3.5 million to Terry Rossio and Bill Marsilii for their pitch LIGHTSPEED, reports VARIETY.
Director/exec producer Jack Bender has signed on to direct and exec produce Syfy's 90-minute pilot ALPHAS, reports VARIETY.
ABC and Sony Pictures TV has tapped former SMALLVILLE showrunners Miles Millar and Alfred Gough for their CHARLIE'S ANGELS reboot, reports VARIETY.
FIELD OF DREAMS writer/director Phil Alden Robinson has been hired to write an untitled heist flick for J.J. Abrams and Paramount, reports HEAT VISION.
Walden Media has set Frank Cottrell Boyce (MILLIONS) to adapt his children's book COSMIC into a feature screenplay, reports VARIETY.
Eddie Murphy told Access Hollywood that he has penned a third installment in the NUTTY PROFESSOR franchise.
Ivan Reitman, Tom Pollock and Joe Medjuck's Montecito has signed the permission slip on FIELD TRIP, a sci-fi comedy pitched by Jordan Cahan, according to THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER.
Walt Disney has inked a seven-figure deal with THE DEVIL WEARS PRADA writer Aline Brosh McKenna for a live-action take on CINDERELLA, reports Deadline.com.
Lucas Foster's Warp Films has acquired the rights to Christopher Farnsworth's BLOOD OATH, reports HEAT VISION.
Octogenarian Alvin Sargent, who worked on the previous SPIDER-MAN films, is back to do a polish on the new teen-centric SPIDER-MAN reboot, reports HEAT VISION.
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Darren Aronofsky is set to direct Brad Pitt in John Vaillant's true-life book, THE TIGER, reports VARIETY.