Coming off the paws of Clifford the Big Red Dog getting the big-screen treatment, across the pond, another beloved children’s character is being adapted into a feature film.
According to Variety, Studiocanal is partnering with “Harry Potter” bigwig David Heyman to adapt Michael Bond’s Paddington Bear. Paul King (“The Mighty Boosh”) will direct the movie, which will be half-CGI, half-live-action.
Paddington has enjoyed great success in the children’s literature world, having sold… Continue reading Paddington Bear Movie: Book To Be Developed Into Feature Film
New York Magazine’s Vulture is reporting on the marital drama Infinitely Polar Bear , produced by J.J. Abrams and directed by screenwriter Maya Forbes ( Monsters vs. Aliens ), saying that Zoe Saldana and Mark Ruffalo are set to star in it with plans to start filming in September.
Described as a darker dramatic version of the ’80s comedy Mr. Mom , starring Michael Keaton, Ruffalo will play a bipolar family… Continue reading Saldana & Ruffalo Paired for Infinitely Polar Bear
Warner Bros. is moving forward with a sequel to their 2010 release, Yogi Bear . According to Variety , Joshua Sternin and Jeffrey Ventimilia, two of the writers behind the original film, have signed on to provide the first draft.
Yogi Bear , released in 3D and based on the popular Hanna Barbera cartoon character, was directed by Eric Brevig and starred Dan Aykroyd, Justin Timberlake, Tom Cavanagh, Anna Faris… Continue reading Writers Hired for Yogi Bear 2