23
Jan
2014

ABC PICKS UP MATT MILLER IMMORTALITY DRAMA PILOT, CHARLES RANDOLPH CRIME THRILLER

Forever, from former Chuck executive producer Matthew Miller, Lin Pictures and Warner Bros. TV, centers on Dr. Henry Morgan, New York City’smillermatt star medical examiner. But what no one knows is Henry studies the dead for a reason—he is immortal. With the help of detective Jo Martinez, we will peel back the layers of Henry’s [...]


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22
Jan
2014

BOY’S LOVE FOR FISH SPARKS CHARITY TO FEED THE HUNGRY

Film Producer Dan Lin and his son Miles Lin visited the KCAL9 studios Wednesday to talk about their project, I Dream of Fish. Miles, 9, gained a passion for fish when he was only 3 years old and he wanted to use fish to help the world. He started I Dream of Fish, a non-profit [...]


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05
Nov
2013

THE CW DEVELOPING DRAMA BASED ON DC COMICS HERO ‘HOURMAN’

Michael Caleo will pen the script and executive produce alongside Lin Pictures’ Dan Lin and Jennifer Gwartz. The CW is looking to expand its roster of DC Comics heroes. The network, already home to Arrow and potentially The Flash, is developing a drama based on the Hourman characters published by the comics giant, The Hollywood [...]


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31
Oct
2013

HOT TRAILER: ‘THE LEGO MOVIE’

Warner Bros has released a trailer for The Lego Movie, the Village Roadshow CGI 3D co-production that is due out February 7. Chris Pratt, Will Ferrell, Elizabeth Banks, Will Arnett, Nick Offerman, Alison Brie, Charlie Day, Liam Neeson and Morgan Freeman provide the voices and Cloudy With A Chance Of Meatballs pair Phil Lord & [...]


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25
Oct
2013

HOW LEGO IS BUILDING ITS BRAND IN HOLLYWOOD

In 2007, Warner Bros. producer Dan Lin and writers Dan and Kevin Hageman flew to the tiny town of Billund, Denmark — population 6,155 — to pitch Lego executives a movie based on the classic interlocking blocks. At the time, toy properties were all the rage in Hollywood thanks to the $710 million worldwide box-office [...]


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23
Oct
2013

A SNEAK PEEK AT ‘THE LEGO MOVIE,’ WHICH WILL TRY TO BUILD ON ITS REPUTATION.

Phil Lord and Chris Miller had heard the concerns in Hollywood about a movie based on the enormously popular Lego building toy. The writer-directors even had misgivings themselves, despite being lifetime fans of the Danish brand. “At first we thought, ‘Oh, I don’t know. A movie based on a plastic brick?’ “ says Miller. “But [...]


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25
Sep
2013

BRAVO BUYS MYSTERY FAMILY DRAMEDY FROM LIN PICTURES

Bravo has put in development a dramedy project from Warner Horizon and Dan Lin’s Warner Bros.-based Lin Pictures. Written by Jill Gordon, the untitled project centers on an eccentric New England family that decides to take justice into its own hands when its matriarch is murdered. When the murderer is set free on a technicality, [...]


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15
Aug
2013

HIGH-CONCEPT CRIME DRAMA FROM MATT MILLER & DAN LIN LANDS AT ABC AS PUT PILOT

In a competitive situation with multiple networks bidding, ABC has nabbed a drama project from former Chuck executive producer Matthew Miller and Lin Pictures with a put pilot commitment. Titled Forever, the drama hails from Warner Bros. TV where Miller and Lin Pictures are under overall deals. It centers on Dr. Henry Morgan, the most [...]


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06
Aug
2013

SONY, TED MELFI TEAMING ON ADAPTATION OF J.R. MOEHRINGER MEMOIR ‘THE TENDER BAR’

Ted Melfi, currently directing a cast of Bill Murray, Melissa McCarthy, Naomi Watts and Chris O’Dowd in his directorial debut St. Vincent De Van Nuys for The Weinstein Company, is moving closer to his next picture. I’m told that Sony Pictures and Chernin Entertainment are nearing a rights deal for the J.R. Moehringer memoir The [...]


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27
Jun
2013

WARNER BROS. TO BRING LEGO’S ‘NINJAGO’ TO BIG SCREEN

The Hageman brothers, who wrote the hit Cartoon Network animated series, will pen the film adaptation. Warner Bros. is so high on its upcoming The Lego Movie that it is moving forward with another big-screen take based on the popular toy. Brothers Dan Hageman and Kevin Hageman, who received story-by credit on Lego Movie, will [...]


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