01
Feb
2016

CW Orders Kevin Williamson Drama, ‘Frequency’ Reboot to Pilot

The CW threw its hat into the pilot ring late Friday, picking up a drama from Kevin Williamson and a reboot of feature film Frequency. First, Williamson’s untitled paranormal drama centers on a young woman who seeks help from a parapsychologist when she begins to experience paranormal phenomena. Williamson will pen the script and exec [...]


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02
Nov
2015

Halloween Adventures with Lin Pictures and CBS

Weekend Adventures With Louisa Hodge (Oct. 31) Louisa Hodge experiences the increasingly popular activity of room escaping, but things get even more interesting when a zombie is involved.


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02
Oct
2015

‘Lethal Weapon’ TV Reboot in the Works at Fox

Following a competitive situation, the network has handed out a hefty put-pilot commitment to the drama. Add Lethal Weapon to the list of movie-to-TV reboots. In a competitive situation, Fox has handed out a hefty put-pilot commitment to a TV reboot of Lethal Weapon, The Hollywood Reporter has learned. Based on the feature film franchise [...]


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29
Sep
2015

Warner Bros. Nails Down Spec ‘Hammerspace’ As Potential Franchise Property

Warner Bros. has nailed down the spec Hammerspace from writer Mike Van Waes for what sources say was a mid-six figure deal. The project is said to be a live-action/animation hybrid about a terminallyy-ill teenager who, while searching for answers about his missing father, finds a mysterious key that unlocks a portal to an alternate [...]


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12
Aug
2015

‘LEGO BATMAN’ MOVIE FINDS ITS JOKER

No joke: Zach Galifianakis is in talks to voice the Clown Prince of Crime. Zach Galifianakis is in final negotiations to voice the villain inLego Batman, Warner Bros.’ spinoff of The Lego Movie. Galifianakis will voice Batman’s classic archenemy, the Joker, joining Will Arnett, who is reprising the role of the Caped Crusader he originated in [...]


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16
Jul
2015

MICHAEL CERA TO VOICE ROBIN IN ‘LEGO BATMAN’

Michael Cera has inked a deal to voice-star as Robin, Batman’s partner-in-crimefighting, in Lego Batman, Warner Bros.’ spinoff of The Lego Movie. The film reunites much of the behind-the-brick talent from Lego Movie and features Will Arnett returning as the voice of the Dark Knight. Dan Lin, Roy Lee, Phil Lord and Christopher Miller, the [...]


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16
Jul
2015

STEPHEN KING’S ‘IT’ FINDS NEW DIRECTOR

Andy Muschietti, the director behind the surprise horror hit Mama, is in negotiations to direct It, New Line’s adaptation of the Stephen King classic. Cary Fukunaga was on board to direct the two-part adaptation and helped develop the project for years before parting ways over vision and budget over Memorial Day Weekend. But the project [...]


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29
May
2015

‘EASY A’ DIRECTOR WILL GLUCK TO TACKLE LOTTERY PROJECT FOR DISNEY

Will Gluck is coming aboard to direct Walt Disney Studios’ untitled lottery project. The Lego Movie’s Dan Lin is producing. The project centers on a consistently unlucky woman whose streak of bad continues when everyone in her small town wins a lottery except for her. But it turns out to be a blessing in disguise [...]


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26
May
2015

ROBERT RODRIGUEZ TACKLING ‘JONNY QUEST’ FOR WARNER BROS.

Jonny Quest is back on. Robert Rodriguez has come board the adventure project, which adapts classic Hanna-Barbera television cartoon and which had been dormant for the last several years. Moving the Warner Bros. adventure along is Terry Rossio, whose credits range from the Pirates of the Caribbean movies to The Mask of Zorro. Rodriguez and [...]


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04
May
2015

WILL POULTER TO PLAY THE EVIL CLOWN IN ‘IT’ REMAKE

New Line and “True Detective” director Cary Fukunaga have found their “It.” Sources tell Variety that Will Poulter (“We’re the Millers”) is in negotiations to play Pennywise, the evil monster who lured in children disguised as a clown, in the upcoming remake of Stephen King’s horror classic. Fukunaga will direct “It,” which will be split [...]


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