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Script Pipeline contest winner Evan Daugherty has been brought on board to adapt the hit franchise Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles for producer Michael Bay and director Jonathan Liebesman (Battle Los Angeles, Wrath of the Titans). Megan Fox (Transformers) attached to play reporter April O'Neil.
Evan, whose screenplay Killing Season won the 2008 Script Pipeline Screenwriting Competition, is also working on a screenplay for the novel Divergent, starring Kate Winslet and Aaron Eckhart, and will write and executive produce an adaptation of the comic series Midnight Mass. for NBC.
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Maybe dramas are on the comeback after all. A handful of drama/___ specs sold in March, including the sci-fi/drama All Our Yesterdays, the family/drama Milton's Secret, to star Peter Fonda, and the drama/romance The Engagement, with Reese Witherspoon producing. Will Ferrell and Adam McKay to produce the comedy Crazy U, based on the book. The duo is also producing the dramedy Welcome to Me--Kristen Wiig to potentially star. And Ron Howard's Imagine is teaming up with Universal on another Will Smith sci-fi/action, a remake of the lesser-known film Colossus: The Forbin Project.
Other script sales include:
- Jason Sudeikis + Charlie Day = Night on the Hudson. With two comic geniuses, does the plot matter?
- Disney on board to remake the 1977 classic Pete's Dragon.
- Because teen fantasy adaptations usually turn out pretty well: Daughter of Smoke and Bone in development. Joe Roth (Snow White and the Huntsman) producing.
- The horror/action Monster X, reuniting seven well-known monsters. Benderspink producing.
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TLLjournal's Logline Contest is a bi-monthly logline competition. Entry into the contest is a mere $10. But cheap doesn’t mean worthless.
Since April of 2011, over $22,000 in prizes have been handed out to the contest's finalists. Prizes are provided by Script Pipeline and The Writers Store, amongst other fine sponsors.
More importantly, finalists have received 133 (and counting) script requests from reputable companies like Relativity Media. Writers are also securing representation after being discovered through the contest. It’s a small investment for a potentially huge reward—a career as a screenwriter.
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