The 39 Clues News
collider.com – The feature film adaptation of the adventure novel series The 39 Clues continues to linger in development. The Scholastic book series was initially picked up by DreamWorks as a potential directorial project for Steven Spielberg, but Brett Ratner was subsequently tapped to take the helm. Ratner’s iteration of the film never came together, and Night at the Museum helmer Shawn Levy signed on to direct earlier last year. 2 years 6 weeks ago via donnieyen
3:32 PM 5/11/2012 by Binh Ngo
DreamWorks bought the feature rights to the 11 volume YA novels called The 39 Clues back in 2008 for Steven Spielberg to direct, but he must not be that interest in doing the movie(s) because he left the project in 2011 to work on War Horse and Lincoln.
deadline.com – EXCLUSIVE: Shawn Levy is making a deal to direct The 39 Clues, the 11-volume novel series that began to be published in 2008 by Scholastic Media. DreamWorks bought the project before the first book was published for Steven Spielberg to direct, and more recently Brett Ratner had been attached. The book is an adventure that includes cards and an online game that gives clues to a mystery with a cash prize for the kid who figures it out. 3 years 20 weeks ago via brucelee