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.
New, from the makers of the Frenzer Foreman Animation Forum, it's the Frenzer Foreman Animation Forum's Lucky Sevens Sunday Sweep-week Spectacular! Starring Joel Frenzer and Alan Foreman! You'll be wowed by Joel's magical grievance genius! Thrilled by Alan's private area! And swept away by a beautiful wind! Your heart will soar as special guest Carolyn London waxes poetic about life as a soon-to-be mother, life as an independent filmmaker, and the future of inter-galactic voyeurism! But that's not all! If you listen now, you'll receive another Frenzer Foreman Animation Forum Super Saver Bonus Feature bringing you another highlight from the 2009 Ottawa International Animation Festival Animator's Picnic with special guest appearances by Robert Anderson, Gene Fowler, and the 32nd President of the United States of America... Franklin Delano Roosevelt!
Darren Aronofsky is set to direct Brad Pitt in John Vaillant's true-life book, THE TIGER, reports VARIETY.
SuperHeroHype.com reports that KICK-ASS scribe Jane Goldman is penning a draft of X-MEN: FIRST CLASS.
On this week's episode of the Frenzer Foreman Animation Forum, Alan gives Joel a sneak peek at his decades-old experimental energy sleep activity cycle! Then, the most impressively twinned pair of animation super-star multi-makers Fran and Will Krause ride into the forum on their tandem bike to discuss making things, breaking things, and their high-octane bacon-powered recipe for dancin' dancin' dancin'.
Syfy has inked a deal with Bob Cooper's Landscape Ent. and LAW & ORDER writer Michael Chernuchin for the drama METADOCS, reports VARIETY.
In an interview with MTV, G.I. JOE producer Lorenzo di Bonaventura revealed some news about the upcoming sequel.
Guns, zombies, A.I., gene manipulation, a talking bear, and girls whose sex appeal oddly stems from the discolored trappings woven from an industrial cyberpunk thread: what more do you need?
On FFAF's big 5-week anniversary celespectaculation, Joel expunges another special circuitous grievance about inconsequential matters pertaining to his favorite subject, Animation, with no real concluding statement. Alan's face reacts quizzically. Later, Director and Animator Dan Abdo enters The Forum to discuss comics, commercials, censuses, corporate identities, and exactly why Vermont is for lovers.
20th Century Fox has obtained the film rights to INCOGNITO, a graphic novel from Ed Brubacker, reports VARIETY.