Summit Entertainment has hired Scott Kosar (THE CRAZIES) to rewrite VLAD, according to THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER.
REVOLUTIONARY ROAD scribe Justin Haythe is in talks to pen Disney's THE LONE RANGER, reports the Heat Vision blog.
Unique Features, run by former New Line heads Michael Lynne and Bob Shaye, is producing a feature based on Maggie Stiefvater's supernatural romance SHIVER, reports VARIETY.
Paramount has tapped Chase Palmer to write a new draft of DUNE, according to THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER.
DEADLINE.COM reports that David Goyer, who recently left FLASHFORWARD as showrunner to pursue his film career, is working on the follow-up to THE DARK NIGHT.
Dubbed a “sci-fi manga,” Bokurano initiates the tale of fifteen kids whose lives are altered by a chance meeting. A strange man in a seaside cave invites them to play a cutting-edge video game that pits giant robots against alien invaders. But they have to sign a contract first. And when the purpose of their agreement is revealed, the game stops being fun.
Big Cartoon Database reports that Emmy-winning Hanna-Barbera writer Barry Blitzer has passed away on January 27 in Santa Monica, California due to complications from abdominal surgery.
Columbia Pictures has tapped Steven Knight (DIRTY PRETTY THINGS) to adapt the third book in the DA VINCI CODE series, THE LOST SYMBOL, reports VARIETY.
HEAT VISION BLOG is reporting that FLIGHT OF THE CONCHORDS co-creator James Bobin has accepted an offer to direct Disney's new MUPPETS movie.
Matt Damon told EMPIRE MAGAZINE that the next Bourne film will probably be a prequel under a different team.
HEAT VISION is reporting that Lucasfilm is developing a CGI-animated musical at George Lucas' Skywalker Ranch in Northern California.
Family Guy creator and acclaimed writer-producer Seth MacFarlane is set to host the 2010 Writers Guild Awards’ West Coast ceremony on Saturday, February 20, at the Hyatt Regency Plaza Hotel in Los Angeles.
LATINO REVIEW is reporting that Sam Washington is a frontrunner to play Dracula in Universal's DRACULA YEAR ZERO.
20th Century Fox has not given up plans on rebooting the PLANET OF THE APES franchise, despite reports the project was killed, VULTURE reports.
Kevin Falls (JOURNEYMAN) is writing the TV pilot for Sony's adaptation of POWERS at FX, PREMIUMHOLLYWOOD.COM reports.
The 5,777 voting members of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences must return their completed Oscar nominations ballots to PricewaterhouseCoopers no later than 5 p.m. on Saturday, January 23.
Avatar, An Education and The Hurt Locker have each received eight nominations for the Orange British Academy Film Awards in 2010.
Summit Entertainment is jointly developing and producing a TV series based on PUSH with E1 Entertainment, according to THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER.
Jonathan Levine (THE WACKNESS, ALL THE BOYS LOVE MANDY LANE) has been tapped to write and direct an adaptation of Isaac Marion's zombie romance novel WARM BODIES, according to VARIETY.