Movie News: Script

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New Line Hires Relative Newcomer to Pen 'Rampage' Movie (Exclusive)

Rampage
feedproxy.google.com – Ryan Engle was an exec at Kopelson Entertainment and began moonlighting writing scripts. 5 years 37 weeks ago via jetli
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Sony Spec Deal For 'White House Down' Worth $3 Million

White House
deadline.com – Word around town is that Sony Pictures has paid $3 million for White House Down, an action drama spec script by Jamie Vanderbilt, the scribe behind the studio’s summer tent pole The Amazing Spider-Man. Can’t think of a spec that sold for more this year. The film will be produced by Mythology’s Brad Fischer, Vanderbilt and Laeta Kalogridis. 5 years 37 weeks ago via jackiechan
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Dimension Films Acquires Horror Spec 'Garden District'

deadline.com – EXCLUSIVE: In a deal worth mid-six against seven figures, Dimension Films acquired Garden District, a spec script by Tony Jaswinski & Luke Goltz. Garden District is a low-budget horror thriller about a trio of self-declared mythbusters who get in over their heads while investigating what they think is just another hoax.

5 years 37 weeks ago via brucelee
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'Entourage' Creator Doug Ellin to Rewrite Warner Bros. Comedy 'Grudge Match' (Exclusive)

feedproxy.google.com – The story, which could be described as Grumpy Old Men with pugilists, follows two boxers who, fifty years after their last fight, are coaxed out of retirement for one final match. 5 years 37 weeks ago via jackiechan
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'Parks And Rec's Katie Dippold Sells Untitled Female Buddy Cop Script To Chernin

deadline.com – EXCLUSIVE: Chernin Entertainment dipped into its discretionary fund to spend mid six figures to option an untitled female buddy cop action comedy written by Katie Dippold, the writer and producer on Parks And Recreation. Dippold most recently sold an untitled comedy for Chernin about babies that break out of daycare. 5 years 37 weeks ago via brucelee
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Fox 2000 Sets Neustadter & Weber To Adapt 'The Fault In Our Stars'

deadline.com – EXCLUSIVE: Fox 2000 and Twilight Saga producers Temple Hill Productions have set Scott Neustadter & Michael H. Weber to adapt The Fault In Our Stars, the John Green novel. This comes after the duo handed in Royal Wedding, the seven-figure pitch they sold to Sony Pictures with Matt Tolmach producing.

5 years 37 weeks ago via brucelee
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Summit's 'Storming Las Vegas' Taps Newcomer Chuck MacLean to Pen Adaptation (Exclusive)

Storming Las Vegas
feedproxy.google.com – Newcomer scribe Chuck MacLean has been tapped to pen the script for Storming Las Vegas, a crime thriller set up at Summit. Antoine Fuqua is attached to direct the project and also is producing with Lorenzo di Bonaventura. 5 years 37 weeks ago via donnieyen
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Fox 2000 Taps Elizabeth Sarnoff To Re-Write 'Garlic And Sapphires'

deadline.com – EXCLUSIVE: Elizabeth Sarnoff will shift to features to re-write the film version of Garlic And Sapphires, which Paul Feig (Bridesmaids) is attached to direct. Cary Brokaw (The Resident) will produce for Fox 2000. Based on Ruth Reichl’s New York Times best-selling book, Sapphires recounts the “adventures in deception” as the NY Times’ restaurant critic goes undercover to the world’s finest culinary establishments. 5 years 37 weeks ago via theothersenhman
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Universal Hires New Scribes For 'Midnight Run 2', And Brett Ratner Will Direct It

deadline.com – EXCLUSIVE: Universal Pictures is picking up steam on Midnight Run 2, setting scribes David Elliot & Paul Lovett to rewrite it, and negotiating with Brett Ratner to helm a sequel that has Robert De Niro attached to reprise his role as bounty hunter Jack Walsh. De Niro and Jane Rosenthal’s Tribeca is producing with Ratner’s Rat Entertainment.

5 years 38 weeks ago via theothersenhman
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Legendary Acquires Martin Helgeland's Dragon-Themed Spec 'Slayer'

feedproxy.google.com – The writer creates a fantasy-filled story about a father who leaves a dragon-slaying legacy to his son. 5 years 38 weeks ago via brucelee
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Universal Picks Up Bermuda Triangle Movie Project from 'Smallville' Showrunners

Bermuda Triangle
feedproxy.google.com – Universal is hoping to shed some light on the mystery of the Bermuda Triangle, picking up a pitch with superpowered scribe team Alfred Gough and Miles Millar on board to write. 5 years 39 weeks ago via theothersenhman
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Erb & Oremland Rewriting 'Cryptozoologists'

deadline.com – EXCLUSIVE: Greg Erb and Jason Oremland have been hired to rewrite Cryptozoologists New Line, with Beau Flynn of FlynnPictureCo producing along with Tripp Vinson. Originally written by David Gilcreast, the film is in the vein of Men In Black meets Ghostbusters. When frequent sightings of storied mythological creatures start occurring around San Francisco, a skeptic professor and his estranged cryptozoologist brother must band together to save the city. 5 years 39 weeks ago via jackiechan
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Warner Bros Sets J. Mills Goodloe To Adapt Nicholas Sparks Novel 'The Best Of Me'

The Best of Me
deadline.com – EXCLUSIVE: Warner Bros. has tapped J. Mills Goodloe to adapt novelist Nicholas Sparks’ latest bestseller, The Best of Me. The studio acquired film rights to the book June of last year in advance of the book’s publication last October by Grand Central. Denise DiNovi is producing with Sparks and Theresa Park is co-producer.

5 years 39 weeks ago via jetli
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New Line Sets Writers for 'Y: The Last Man' (Exclusive)

Y: The Last Man
feedproxy.google.com – Matthew Federman and Stephen Scaiai are in final negotiations to pen the big-screen adaptation of the Brian K. Vaughan and Pia Guerra comic series. 5 years 39 weeks ago via donnieyen
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'Downton Abbey' Creator Writing 'Gypsy'

feedproxy.google.com – Barbra Streisand and Joel Silver are backing an adaptation of the famed play and memoir. 5 years 39 weeks ago via jetli
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