Warner Bros. Pictures has acquired David Dobkin’s spec script Arthur & Lancelot , reports Deadline . The site says the script is a $ 90 million budgeted re-imagining of the classic tale to be directed by Dobkin. He’ll also produce with Lionel Wigram, and Jeff Kleeman is executive producer.
The studio has also lined up “Halo: Reach” writer Peter O’Brien to work on the script for Line of Sight , about… Continue reading Warner Bros. Takes on Arthur & Lancelot , Line of Sight
Will Ferrell and Mark Wahlberg, who both appeared opposite one another in last year’s The Other Guys , have signed on for a Warner Bros. comedy called Turkey Bowl , Variety reports.
The pair will appear as rival football coaches of small-town teams whose big showdown is a Thanksgiving Day game.
Robert Carlock and Scott Silveri, who both worked together on “Friends” and “Joey”, will provide the screenplay.
Though no production schedule… Continue reading Warner Bros. Plans Turkey Bowl
Warner Bros. is moving forward with a feature film adaptation of T.A. Barron’s young adult series The Lost Years of Merlin , says a story at The Hollywood Reporter .
Designed as a 12-book series, newcomer Ed Whitworth is set to adapt the first chapter for the screen, potentially establishing a feature film franchise based on a young version of the wizard from Arthurian legend.
“A raging sea tosses a… Continue reading Warner Bros. Plans The Lost Years of Merlin
Warner Bros. is planning an adaptation of the comic book series Rex Mundi , says a story at The Hollywood Reporter . Writers Brian Klugman and Lee Sternthal have been brought aboard the project, which will be produced by Johnny Depp and his company, Infinitum Nihil.
The series, which ran for 38 issues between 2003 and 2009 (1-18 and a zero issue at Image and, subsequently, an additional 1-19 at… Continue reading Warner Bros. Plans Rex Mundi
Warner Bros. are looking to produce an animated version of this gritty tale, and is currently in the early stages of development. No word yet on who has been hired to pen the story, or who will be voicing the characters, although they do suggest that it may be voice actors returning from series past.
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