Fox Audience Strategy today unveiled a distinctive new advanced writer’s program – the Fox Writer’s Intensive – designed to nurture experienced writers with diverse voices, backgrounds and life experiences and create a strong pipeline of well-rounded talent for potential staffing as writers, story editors or showrunners on Fox productions.
When I’m not writing important blog posts I’m writing frivolous stuff like feature films. Earlier this year I had the pleasure of working with Chris Moujaes, the Director of Original Entertainment at FUNimation Entertainment, and producer April Bennett on Electronic Arts/Bioware’s animated feature film, Dragon Age: Dawn of the Seeker...
Warner Bros. has tapped Ben Affleck to direct their feature version of Stephen King’s THE STAND, reports Deadline.com.
Warner Bros. has hired Drew Pearce, the creator of the superhero spoof comedy TV series NO HEROICS, to write SHERLOCK HOLMES 3, reports Heat Vision.
Universal is in talks with Thomas Dean Donnelly and Joshua Oppenheimer (DOCTOR STRANGE) to adapt Mark Millar and Tony Harris comic WAR HEROES, reports Heat Vision.
John Orloff (LEGEND OF THE GUARDIANS: THE OWLS OF GA'HOOLE) is in talks to pen Bryan Singer's feature remake of BATTLESTAR GALACTICA, reports Deadline.com.
Director Matthew Vaughn, comic book writer Mark Millar and WATCHMAN artist Dave Gibbons are teaming up for the comic THE SECRET SERVICE, reports Heat Vision.
Ryan Knighton, who is an author and contemporary literature teacher at Capilano University, has landed the job of adapting Paul Hoffman's WINGS OF MADNESS: ALBERTO SANTOS-DUMONT AND THE INVENTION OF FLIGHT, which will mark Chris Wedge's live-action directing debut, reports Variety.
The International Animated Film Society, ASIFA-Hollywood announces today that tickets for the 39th Annual Annie Awards are now on sale.
Solipsist Films has picked up the rights to Top Cow's upcoming vampire graphic novel IN THE DUST, reports Heat Vision.
Paramount and Hasbro have hired ZOMBIELAND scribes Paul Wernick and Rhett Reese to transform MICRONAUTS into a feature film, reports Deadline.com.
Sony Pictures Television has begun development on a ZOMBIELAND TV series, writes The Hollywood Reporter.
Fox has purchased Michael Vukadinovich's spec script THE THREE MISFORTUNES OF GEPPETTO with Shawn Levy attached to direct, reports Deadline.com.
Ashley Miller and Zack Stentz (X-MEN: FIRST CLASS) are in talks to write Paramount and Skydance Prods.' TOP GUN sequel, reports Variety.
Paramount has snatched up the hot spec script HYPERDRIVE from Morgan Jurgenson (TUCKER AND DALE VS. EVIL) and David Daniels (which is a pseudonym for Panay Films' vp of production Alex Ankeles), writes Heat Vision.
Universal Pictures has bought FAST 5 writer Chris Morgan's pitch CRIME OF THE CENTURY and attached Dan Trachtenberg (PORTAL: NO ESCAPE) to direct, reports Deadline.com.
20th Century Fox has picked up the rights to the British TV series RENTAGHOST, reports Deadline.com.
Sony Pictures Animation, the studio behind this year’s worldwide hit THE SMURFS, continues to advance its development slate with the hiring of veteran animation writer/director Kelly Asbury.
Universal Pictures is planning an adaptation of Dark Horse's mini-series comic FORT: PROPHET OF THE UNEXPLAINED into a feature film, reports Heat Vision.
Sony Pictures has hired WAREHOUSE 13 writers Matthew Federman and Stephen Scaia to penned its new ZORRO film, reports Deadline.com.
Summit Ent. has picked up a spec script based on Laura Whitcomb's teen novel A CERTAIN SLANT OF LIGHT from producer Kristin Hahn, reports Variety.
Andrew Adamson’s Strange Weather Films has picked up the rights to supernatural mystery BLACKPINE, reports Deadline.com.
Screenwriter Billy Ray and JJ Abrams have sold a top-secret mystery pitch to Paramount, reports Deadline.com.
Sony Pictures has tapped Dante Harper (HANSEL & GRETEL: WITCH HUNTERS) to adapt Isaac Asimov's sci-fi trilogy FOUNDATION for director Roland Emmerich, reports Deadline.com.