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Universal Signs First-Look Deal With Alex Kurtzman and Roberto Orci

Alex Kurtzman and Roberto Orci
feedproxy.google.com – The duo, who wrote Transformers and Star Trek, will kick off their new relationship with Universal by re-imagining titles from the studio’s library including Van Helsing and The Mummy. 2 years 30 weeks ago via donnieyen
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Guillermo Del Toro Teams With Angry Films On ‘The Bloody Benders’ Spec

deadline.com – EXCLUSIVE: Guillermo del Toro’s Necropia Entertainment and Angryfilms’ Susan Montford and Don Murphy are teaming to option The Bloody Benders, a spec script by Adam Robitel. The scribe, a protege of Bryan Singer, has based his script on the true story of the Benders, a husband, wife, son and daughter who ran a hotel in Kansas on the outskirts of the prairie in 1873. 2 years 30 weeks ago via jackiechan
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Sony Buys Action-Comedy Spec 'El Tigre'

deadline.com – Sony has won a three-way bidding war for action-comedy spec El Tigre by first-time screenwriters Aaron Buchsbaum and Teddy Riley. Sale was for mid-six figures after bidding among Sony, Paramount and MGM. Mosaic is producing the project about a family vacation gone horribly awry when the father is mistaken for the most ruthless drug lord in Mexico, El Tigre. 2 years 30 weeks ago via brucelee
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Simon Pegg Confirms Reteam With Edgar Wright & Nick Frost Is Progressing; Second Draft Of 'The World's End' Complete

fb.indiewire.com – It's been a while since we've had an update about "The World's End," but serial tweeter Simon Pegg has now unveiled photographic evidence of a second draft of what will become the third collaboration between he, fellow actor Nick Frost and writer-director Edgar Wright. As of mid-2011, Pegg was still only promising to begin work on the script of the unofficially titled "Cornetto Trilogy" finale, and six months later the only update was that lensing was set to begin some time this year. 2 years 30 weeks ago via brucelee
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Warner Bros Buys 'Son Of A Bitch,' Spec By Twitter Writer Kelly Oxford

deadline.com – EXCLUSIVE: Warner Bros has made a preemptive low to mid six-figure deal for Son Of A Bitch, a spec script comedy penned by Kelly Oxford, who has a raging following on Twitter. In the vein of Bridesmaids, the raucous comedy is about a young stoner who tries to maintain her popular party image even after discovering she’s pregnant. 2 years 30 weeks ago via donnieyen
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Universal Picks Up Pitch from 'Parks & Recreation' Actor

Ben Schwartz
feedproxy.google.com – The actor will write the project, with Brian Grazer producing. 2 years 31 weeks ago via brucelee
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2012 Tribeca: Vibrator Pic Pair Next Humming On Ree Drummond Tale ‘Pioneer Woman’ For Sony Pictures

deadline.com – EXCLUSIVE: Husband and wife writing team Stephen Dyer and Jonah Lisa Dyer, who scripted the invention of the vibrator pic Hysteria that just played at the Tribeca Film Festival, have been hired by Sony Pictures to rewrite Pioneer Woman. 2 years 31 weeks ago via donnieyen
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Kurtzman and Orci to Work on Screenplay for 'The Amazing Spider-Man 2'

Spider-Man
comingsoon.net – Alex Kurtzman and Roberto Orci are coming on board to work on the screenplay for The Amazing Spider-Man 2 , Sony Pictures announced today. They will also receive Executive Producer credits. 2 years 31 weeks ago via brucelee
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Simon Pegg And Edgar Wright Finally Finish Writing The World's End

Simon Pegg
cinemablend.com – If you're a fan of either Shaun of the Dead or Hot Fuzz, you've likely been waiting along with millions of other fans for Simon Pegg, Edgar Wright and Nick Frost to finish up what they've called their "Blood and Ice Cream Trilogy," with the project they've been calling The World's End. 2 years 31 weeks ago via jackiechan
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Sony Buys Spec 'Savage Planet'

Sony Pictures
deadline.com – BREAKING: Sony Pictures has preempted Savage Planet, a spec script by Cole Haddon that will be produced by Matt Tolmach, Avi Arad and Anonymous Content’s Alex Goldstone and Bard Dorros. They are keeping the logline under wraps. 2 years 31 weeks ago via donnieyen
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'Smurfs' Writers Tackling 'Ringling Brothers' for Paramount (Exclusive)

feedproxy.google.com – David Stem and David Weiss, the writing team behind last year's The Smurfs, have been tapped to write The Ringling Brothers for Paramount. 2 years 31 weeks ago via jackiechan
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The Joe Eszterhas 'Maccabees' Script: Bloody Butchery, Heroic Jews (Exclusive)

Joe Eszterhas
thewrap.com – TheWrap has obtained a copy of “The Maccabees” script, or as Joe Eszterhas titled it, “M.C.K.B.I.” 2 years 32 weeks ago via jackiechan
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Warner Bros 'The Judge' Collars Scribe Bill Dubuque To Script Robert Downey Jr-Starrer

deadline.com – EXCLUSIVE: Warner Bros and Team Downey have set Bill Dubuque to write a new draft of The Judge, a dramedy that’s planned as a star vehicle for Robert Downey Jr., with David Dobkin directing. The drama centers on a big-city lawyer who returns home after the death of his mother to learn that his estranged father, a judge, is suspected of murder. 2 years 33 weeks ago via brucelee
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Universal Acquires 'Speeding Bullet' Pitch As The 'Die Hard' Premise Flourishes Again

deadline.com – EXCLUSIVE: In the second significant material sale in a week that has a Die Hard theme to it, Universal Pictures acquired Speeding Bullet, a pitch by Jeremiah Friedman and Nick Palmer that went for mid-six figures. Paramount also pursued the pitch which is described as a throwback to the Die Hard-esque 90s buddy cop movie. 2 years 34 weeks ago via jetli
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Landis makes producing debut with 'Woogles'

variety.com – Marking his producing debut, "Chronicle" scribe Max Landis has sold edgy family adventure pitch "Woogles" to Timur Bekmambetov's Bazelevs banner. MTV's "Teen Wolf" scribes Nick Antosca and Ned Vizzini will pen the script, based on an original idea from Landis. 2 years 34 weeks ago via jackiechan
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