comingsoon.net – Relativity Media has closed a deal with Breck Eisner ( The Crazies , Sahara ) to direct its upcoming live-action film based on Stretch Armstrong , it was announced today by Relativitys President, Tucker Tooley. Relativity partnered with global branded play company Hasbro, Inc. to develop and produce the film which is targeted for an April 11, 2014 release date. 2 days 12 hours ago via brucelee
collider.com – New Line has spent the last year developing the earthquake disaster flick San Andreas: 3D, and last month entered into negotiations with Brad Peyton (Journey 2: The Mysterious Island) to direct. Screenwriter Allan Loeb (The Dilemma) started work on the screenplay, but Variety reports New Line will bring Carlton Cuse (Lost) on board for a rewrite. 3 days 7 hours ago via theothersenhman
shocktillyoudrop.com – Final Destination 5 director Steven Quale is getting back behind the camera for a new film for New Line which is being described right now only as a "found footage" tornado project. The untitled thriller has made headlines here on Shock before, however, details have arisen regarding the cast and another writer trackling the script. 1 week 1 day ago via theothersenhman
Comic-Con: 'Miss Bala' Helmer Gerardo Naranjo Sets Focus Features Deal For Political Thriller 'A Man Must Die'
deadline.com – EXCLUSIVE: While Focus Features has an early panel today at Comic-Con to unveil its family-themed ghoulish animated film Paranorman, the indie studio has just closed a deal for Gerardo Naranjo to direct A Man Must Die. Naranjo, who helmed the Mexican film Miss Bala, wrote the script for the drama which is a political thriller along the lines of Carlos. 1 week 1 day ago via jackiechan
deadline.com – EXCLUSIVE: Eli Roth is hot again. I’ve just learned that the creator of the Hostel franchise (whose last installment bombed), director of seven major motion pictures, producer of 13 films, and actor in Quentin Tarantino’s Inglourious Basterds among other hits is in talks to go back behind the camera for a Warner Bros project in development to star Russell Crowe. 1 week 4 days ago via theothersenhman
comingsoon.net – Craig Gillespie has signed on to direct Flamingo Thief , Variety reports. Adapting the Susan Trott novel of the same name, the project is set to star Will Ferrell and features a screenplay by Michae LeSieur ( You, Me and Dupree ). The 2010 novel is officially described as follows 2 weeks 5 days ago via brucelee