Movie News: Script

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Millennium Acquires Spec 'Olympus Has Fallen'

deadline.com – EXCLUSIVE: Millennium has just closed a deal to acquire Olympus Has Fallen, a Creighton Rothenberger & Katrin Benedikt spec script for a big action movie that’s set in the White House. The scribes were repped by Devra Lieb and Dan Vantresca, and they are managed by Kaplan/Perrone 7 years 36 weeks ago via jackiechan
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Disney Developing Sci-Fi Space Adventure 'Paladin' (Exclusive)

feedproxy.google.com – Disney has set Max Borenstein, the scribe behind Legendary Pictures’ in-development fantasy The Seventh Son, to write a space-set sci-fi adventure called Paladin. 7 years 36 weeks ago via donnieyen
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Max Landis Set To Write 'Chronicle 2' For Fox

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deadline.com – EXCLUSIVE: Max Landis wrote Chronicle, the first installment of the sic-fi feature that has grossed more than $105 million at the box office worldwide since the Fox release opened in early February. Starring Dane DeHaan, Alex Russell and Michael B. Jordan, the first Chronicle centers on three high school friends who gain superpowers but find their lives going out of control and friendships tested as they explore the dark side. 7 years 37 weeks ago via jetli
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Warner Bros Sets Peter Landesman To Adapt Ross Macdonald's 'The Galton Case'

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deadline.com – EXCLUSIVE: Warner Bros and Silver Pictures have set Peter Landesman to adapt The Galton Case, one of the titles in the Ross Macdonald mystery series about private detective Lew Archer. Landesman will look to reinvent the mystery series as Silver Pictures tries to launch a franchise. The series was previously turned into two movies; Paul Newman played Archer in the 1966 Warner Bros film Harper and 1975 film The Drowning Pool. 7 years 37 weeks ago via donnieyen
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The 'Bill & Ted 3' Script is Complete

comingsoon.net – The script for a third Bill & Ted film is complete, both leading actors have confirmed. Keanu Reeves, in speaking with The Independent , said the following... 7 years 37 weeks ago via donnieyen
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'Game Change' Scribe Danny Strong To Adapt 'The Lost Symbol' For Sony Pictures

The Lost Symbol
deadline.com – EXCLUSIVE: Danny Strong, who wrote the Jay Roach-directed HBO films Recount and the upcoming Sarah Palin pic Game Change, is stepping up to features. Sony Pictures has set him to write The Lost Symbol, Sony’s third installment of the Dan Brown-penned thrillers focusing on symbologist Robert Langdon. The expectation is that the film will be directed by Mark Romanek after Ron Howard opted out of directing the third film, with Howard producing with Imagine partner Brian Grazer after he helmed the blockbusters The Da Vinci Code and Angels & Demons. 7 years 38 weeks ago via donnieyen
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'Top Gun 2' to Be Written By 'The Town' Scribe

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hollywoodreporter.com – Jerry Bruckheimer Films and Skydance Productions will produce the sequel to the 1986 Tom Cruise hit. The Tony Scott-directed film grossed $354 million worldwide and was Cruise's biggest box office hit until Mission: Impossible (1996). 7 years 38 weeks ago via theothersenhman
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Drac Attack! Sony Pictures Buys Period Bloodsucker Pitch From Jason Keller

deadline.com – EXCLUSIVE: Sony Pictures has acquired a pitch from scribe Jason Keller for a period origin story on the Dracula mythology that will be produced by Joe Roth and Palak Patel. I’m hearing the deal was high six figures against seven-figures. It becomes the latest in a growing list of films about the iconic vampire borne out of the legend of Vlad the Impaler.

7 years 38 weeks ago via donnieyen
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WB developing pic of manga 'Bleach'

variety.com – Warner Bros. has acquired live-action feature rights to Tite Kubo's manga and anime property "Bleach," which will be adapted by "Wrath of the Titans" scribe Dan Mazeau. Peter Segal ("Get Smart") will produce with an eye toward possibly directing. 7 years 39 weeks ago via theothersenhman
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Summit Taps 'Jane Eyre' Screenwriter to Adapt 'Night Circus' for Big Screen (Exclusive)

feedproxy.google.com – Moira Buffini will pen the big-screen adaptation of the Erin Morgenstern novel. 7 years 39 weeks ago via brucelee
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Robert Downey Jr.'s 'Perry Mason' Reboot Lands Hot Writer (Exclusive)

feedproxy.google.com – The studio is negotiating with Marc Guggenheim to write the script for the movie version of the defense attorney made famous by Raymond Burr. 7 years 39 weeks ago via donnieyen
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Disney Picks Up 'Coach' By 'Moneyball' Writer Michael Lewis, Producer From 'The Blind Side' Behind Film

fb.indiewire.com – "Moneyball" has proved to be an unequivocal success. With six Academy Award nominations, an extremely warm critical reception and a solid showing at the box office everyone involved must have been busy giving themselves slaps on the back to celebrate a job well done. The thing is though, it's hard to imagine whose career the success has significantly affected. 7 years 40 weeks ago via jetli
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Warner Bros Wants To Team Dante Harper And Andrea Berloff On 'Sleepless Night' Redo

deadline.com – EXCLUSIVE: Warner Bros, which last fall optioned remake rights to the French action film Sleepless Night at Toronto, is bent on pairing All You Need Is Kill scribe Dante Harper with World Trade Center scribe Andrea Berloff to figure out the English language version of the film. The writers just met but their participation together will come down to scheduling as both are busy. 7 years 40 weeks ago via brucelee
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Warner Bros Acquires Spec 'The Waiting'

deadline.com – EXCLUSIVE: Warners has pre-emptively acquired The Waiting, a script by first time screenwriters Mark Bianculli and Jeff Richard. Described as Rear Window meets Paranormal Activity, mysterious events occur when two high school filmmakers decide to create the illusion of a haunting on an unsuspecting neighbor. These scribes have been working their way up the ladder. 7 years 40 weeks ago via jackiechan
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'Woman in Black' Producer Targets Scary Script 'Gaslight' (Exclusive)

feedproxy.google.com – Coming off the surprise success of its horror movie The Woman in Black, Exclusive Media’s genre arm Hammer has picked up the rights to Gaslight, a spooky thriller written by Ian Fried. 7 years 41 weeks ago via donnieyen
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