Movie News: Development

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Third Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants Film in the Works

comingsoon.net – Alloy Entertainment is developing Sisterhood Everlasting to follow the two previous motion pictures based on "The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants" novels from the New York Times best-selling author Ann Brashares, it was announced by Alloy President Leslie Morgenstein. 3 hours 22 min ago via brucelee
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Barbie Movie in the Works at Sony, Mattel

feedproxy.google.com – The first live-action comedy in a planned franchise will go into production at the end of the year. 3 hours 52 min ago via jackiechan
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Sony Pictures Picks Up Mattel's 'Barbie' for Inevitable Feature Film

feedproxy.google.com – With Transformers and G.I. Joe making the jump to the big screen, and other toys like Hot Wheels in development, maybe it's time the girls had some fun too. With something like The LEGO Movie making waves with everyone, Mattel is finally ready to bring their classic doll Barbie to the big screen with Deadline reporting Sony Pictures has landed the rights to the bestselling toy with the intention of turning it into a live-action comedy franchise. 4 hours 19 min ago via theothersenhman
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Barbie Movie in Development at Sony as Live Action Comedy

variety.com – Mattel has set up Barbie to star in a live action comedy at Sony Pictures with the toymaker set to produce the film with Walter Parkes and Laurie MacDonald. The studio plans to start lensing the film by the end of the year, using a script written by Jenny Bicks (she wrote for and executive... 4 hours 19 min ago via donnieyen
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'Frozen 2' Not Happening Any Time Soon, 'Pirates 5' Still Needs A Script & 'Jurassic World' Sequels Eyed

fb.indiewire.com – While Disney honcho Alan Horn's comments about "Star Wars 7" dominated the news yesterday, he also touched upon a couple of other big properties in the Mouse House that fans (and investors) are keeping an eye on. You might think that with the $1.1 billion success of "Frozen," Disney would be hot to trot on a sequel, but surprisingly, that's not the case. 5 hours 22 min ago via jetli
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Sony Pictures Teams With Mattel To Fashion Film Franchise Based On Barbie Toyline

deadline.com – EXCLUSIVE: Sony Pictures has found what the studio believes will be its next global franchise. The studio has closed a partnership with Mattel and Parkes+MacDonald/Image Nation on a live action comedy built around Barbie, the top selling fashion doll. This is no development deal, it’s all moving very quickly. Studio chief Amy Pascal oversaw this deal herself, along with production president Hannah Minghella, and this movie is getting made. 5 hours 22 min ago via jackiechan
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‘The Jungle Book’ Screenwriter to Adapt YA Sci-Fi Novel ‘Seeker’

screenrant.com – It can’t really be said that young adult novel adaptations are currently dominating the box office, but it’s certainly not for lack of trying. With The Hunger Games taking the genre lead after the Harry Potter and Twilight franchises came to a close, just about every major studio is throwing YA sci-fi and fantasy adaptations at the wall in the hope that something will stick.

7 hours 6 min ago via jetli
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Marc Webb Comments On Orci/Kurtzman Split And How That Impacts THE AMAZING SPIDER-MAN 3

comicbookmovie.com – In The Amazing Spider-Man™ 2, for Peter Parker (Andrew Garfield), life is busy – between taking out the bad guys as Spider-Man and spending time with the person he loves, Gwen (Emma Stone), high school graduation can’t come quickly enough. Peter hasn’t forgotten about the promise he made to Gwen’s father to protect her by staying away – but that’s a promise he just can’t keep. 9 hours 21 min ago via jetli
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Adam Rifkin Eyes ‘Peeps’ Classic Candy Treats For Animated Film & TV Franchise

deadline.com – EXCLUSIVE: The classic Peeps marshmallow candies could be making the leap from Easter baskets to the big screen via filmmaker Adam Rifkin (Detroit Rock City, Underdog), who has optioned film and TV rights to the sugary confections along with his producing partners Brent Tinter and Brian E. Rochlin. Bethlehem, PA-based candy company Just Born moves $2 billion of the baby chicks and bunny-shaped treats a year domestically and has started to branch out into Peeps-themed merchandising in recent years. 20 hours 51 min ago via theothersenhman
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'Flash Gordon' Movie in the Works at Fox (Exclusive)

feedproxy.google.com – "Star Trek 3" scribes J.D. Payne and Patrick McKay will work off a treatment by George Nolfi to write the script. 20 hours 51 min ago via theothersenhman
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Jerry Bruckheimer Gives Update on 'Bad Boys 3' and 'National Treasure 3'

movieweb.com – Last week, producer Jerry Bruckheimer offered updates on Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales and Beverly Hills Cop 4, but those are just two of his highly-anticipated projects that are currently in development. During a new interview with Collider, the producer offered updates on a pair of sequels, National Treasure 3 and Bad Boys 3.Both projects have been in development for several years, even though their predecessors, 2007's National Treasure: 1 day 36 min ago via jackiechan
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Tribeca: Disney Chief Offers Updates On 'Frozen,' 'Pirates' Sequels at Bloomberg Breakfast

feedproxy.google.com – Alan Horn says the studio is focused on transferring its animated mega-hit to the Broadway stage. 1 day 37 min ago via donnieyen
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Marc Webb Would Like To Cast J. Jonah Jameson For The Next Spider-Man Movie

bleedingcool.com – During a recent Google Hangout event, which you can watch in its full, pre-recorded glory below and which gets off to a very awkward beginning, Marc Webb came around to the subject of J. Jonah Jameson. I don’t want to spoil too much about The Amazing Spider-Man 2, but I think I can say that Jameson is a character in the film… but that the character still needs to be cast.

1 day 1 hour ago via jetli
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Orci Wants to Direct Star Trek 3

ign.com – Word has come today that longtime writing-producing partners Roberto Orci and Alex Kurtzman are splitting up to pursue separate feature film careers. And for Orci, that means gunning for the center seat on Star Trek 3 as director. Variety has the news on the break-up, which is said to be amicable and mainly to do with the fact that the pair are both looking to direct their own films now. 1 day 1 hour ago via theothersenhman
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Powerhouse Duo Alex Kurtzman & Roberto Orci Split Up, Orci Wants To Direct 'Star Trek 3'

fb.indiewire.com – For better (and definitely for worse), producing/writing duo Alex Kurtzman and Roberto Orci have been behind some of the biggest blockbusters of the last decade or so. "The Amazing Spider-Man" and "Star Trek" franchises are among their biggest accomplishments, and "Now You See Me" was a massive hit. But the pair are now breaking up, cinematically speaking, each pursuing their own movie gigs (though they are keeping their lucrative TV business partnership going).

1 day 3 hours ago via theothersenhman
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