Andrew Kevin Walker (SEVEN) will write director David Fincher's new take on 20,000 LEAGUES UNDER THE SEA, reports Deadline.com.
Lionsgate is courting Simon Beufoy (SLUMDOG MILLIONAIRE) to adapted HUNGER GAMES follow-up CATCHING FIRE, reports Deadline.com.
Eric Roth (FORREST GUMP, EXTREMELY LOUD AND INCREDIBLY CLOSE) is in talks to adapt Stacy Schiff's CLEOPATRA: A LIFE for Sony, reports Variety.
Noted animation producer / director / technologist / multimedia guru / man of international mystery Christopher Panzner has launched a brand new bi-yearly digital magazine, LHOOQ (pronounced “Look”), a pluridisciplinary (pronounced “double-you tee eff”) look at mindstyle, lifestyle, arts, literature, anything, everything. The first issue includes a great piece spotlighting three well-known Canadian (pronounced “Kun-ay-dee-yan”) animation-type folks, none other than Mike Fallows, Chris Robinson and L. Elliot Taylor.
AMC has purchased the UFO drama THUNDERSTRUCK from writing/directing team Paul Boardman and Scott Derrickson and BATTLESTAR GALACTICA exec producer David Eick, reports Deadline.com.
Legendary Pictures has hired Max Borenstein to pen the latest draft of GODZILLA, reports Heat Vision.
Evan Spiliotopoulos, the writer of SNOW WHITE AND THE HUNTSMAN and BATTLE FOR TERRA, has been tapped to pen Universal's adaptation of '70s videogame classic ASTEROIDS, reports Heat Vision.
Brian K. Vaughan (LOST) has been hired to write DreamWorks TV's adaptation of Stephen King’s 2009 novel UNDER THE DOME, reports Deadline.com.
Sony Pictures Animation and Imagemovers have tapped Chad Damiani and JP Lavin (MAX STEEL) to adapt Chuck Sambuchino's novel HOW TO SURVIVE A GARDEN GNOME ATTACK, reports Deadline.com.
20th Century Fox has brought back Simon Kinberg to pen a sequel to X-MEN: FIRST CLASS, reports SuperHeroHype.
Paramount Pictures and Bad Robot have tapped JD Payne and Patrick McKay (GOLIATH) to adapt Paul Guinan and Anina Bennett's graphic novel BOILERPLATE: HISTORY’S MECHANICAL MARVEL, reports Deadline.com.
Sony Pictures Animation has set screenwriters Jay Scherick & David Ronn to write the screenplay for an all-new POPEYE animated feature, based on the iconic characters of comic strip and cartoon fame.
Despite the fact that the second installment isn't due out until next year, Warner Bros. is getting ready for a third installment of the CLASH OF THE TITANS franchise, reports Heat Vision.
Cloud Ten Pictures has decided to reboot its LEFT BEHIND film series, which are based on Tim LaHaye and Jerry Jenkins' popular novel series, reports Heat Vision.
Michael Arndt (TOY STORY 3) has been brought on to rewrite the PHINEAS AND FERB feature, reports Deadline.com.
Andrew Baldwin, who penned Timur Bekmembatov's RED ASPHALT, has been hired to rework Nicolas Winding Refn's LOGAN'S RUN remake, reports Heat Vision.
Hunting Lane Films has picked up the rights to writer Ed Brubaker and illustrator Sean Phillips' COWARD graphic novel, writes Heat Vision.
Paramount has hired Oren Uziel (MORTAL KOMBAT) to adapt Cat Patrick's sci-fi novel FORGOTTEN, writes The Hollywood Reporter.
Vanguard Animation is partnering with Arc Prods. on its CG 3D animated heist film, "The Nut House" with production to start in January.