Disney has snatched up a pitch from writers Ahmet Zappa and Michael Wilson called MONSTER WITNESS RELOCATION PROGRAM, reports Deadline.com.
Warner Bros. has paid seven figures for the rights to David Goyer and Michael Cassutt's sci-fi book series, which starts with the novel HEAVEN'S SHADOW, reports Deadline.com.
DreamWorks Animation has hired the married screenwriting duo of Joe Syracuse and Lisa Addario to pen its IMAGINARY ENEMIES, reports Risky Business.
Warner Bros. has tapped David Berenbaum (ELF) to pen the script for a live-action/CG hybrid Bugs Bunny feature, reports Deadline.com.
20th Century Fox TV has signed FAMILY GUY writers Alec Sulkin and Wellesley Wild to a three-year deal, reports VARIETY.
Max Landis, the son of director John Landis, is in talks to sell his script CHRONICLES to 20th Century Fox, reports HEAT VISION.
Warner Bros. has tapped Michael Goldenberg (HARRY POTTER AND THE ORDER OF THE PHOENIX) to pen the screenplay for a sequel to its upcoming GREEN LANTERN feature, reports VARIETY.
Dimension Films is in negotiations with THE NUMBER 23 writer Fernley Phillips to pen a remake of AN AMERICAN WEREWOLF IN LONDON, reports 24 FRAMES.
Despite its financial woes, MGM is working on an OUTER LIMITS theatrical adaptation, reports VARIETY.
LOST's Damon Lindelof has been tapped to rewrite Ridley Scott's ALIEN prequel, reports Deadline.com.
Producer Ed Pressman told TheWrap that Nick Cave has been hired to pen a new version of the CROW reboot.
The top players behind the new Muppets movie have gone to Pixar for some creative consulting, according to THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER.
Zack Snyder told the L.A. TIMES that he and 300 co-writer Kurt Johnstad have begun adapting the script for a feature version of Frank Miller's XERXES.
David Ellison's Skydance Prods., Dark Horse Ent. and producer Mark Gordon are working on a big screen adaptation of the forthcoming Dark Horse comic THE STRANGE CASE OF HYDE, reports HEAT VISION.
Mark Protosevich (THOR) is set to adapt a feature version of the comic series FREAKSHOW, reports VARIETY.
Seth Grahame-Smith, the author of PRIDE AND PREJUDICE AND ZOMBIES and ABRAHAM LINCOLN: VAMPIRE HUNTER, has been hired to adapt Warner Bros. feature version of the supernatural soap DARK SHADOWS, reports VARIETY.
Nope animation fans, Disney is not turning the 1990s animated series GARGOYLES into a feature, but it is in talks with Zoe Green to pen a gargoyle-themed live-action adventure, reports VARIETY.
Paramount Pictures has picked up Willie Block and Jake Emanuel's action take on THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME, reports RISKY BUSINESS.
Special Guest: J.J. Sedelmaier
The future is now on this week's episode of the Frenzer Foreman Animation Forum as Computer plugs Joel and Alan into the 21st century with their first ever Skype interview! Skyperview! Special Guest J.J. Sedelmaier "phones it in" about such subjects as comic books, graphic novels, and how to build and maintain an independent animation production company. Then, in the first ever Frenzer Foreman Animation Forum sing-song-story-telling-open-microradiophonic-sound-experience, Joel shares his latest therapy ballad about some extra baggage that he's been carrying around. And make sure to stay tuned through the very end of the episode for a special FFAF out-take of Joel and Alan testing out their new technology with one of the biggest names in cinema history!
Thomas Donnelly and Joshua Oppenheimer (CONAN) have been hired to write the script to DR. STRANGE for Marvel Studios, reports Deadline.com.
Warner Bros. has paid high six figures the film rights to the forthcoming book READY PLAYER ONE, which was written by FANBOYS screenwriter Ernie Cline, reports VARIETY.
This week on the Frenzer Foreman Animation Forum, Alan experiments with the fine art of circular breathing and Joel achieves a record-setting number of "nows" while both puzzle over the continuing misappearance of the FFAF computer. Then, after some hard-battled man-powered guest-summoning, screen writer and Troma film starlet Adeline Colangelo enters the Forum to dish about writing for animation, how one stumbles into being a professional writer, and the finer points of like, ya know, mumble-core.