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December 2019 Script Sales

By January 13, 2020January 16th, 2020No Comments

Some of the most notable script sales for December 2019:

– Jimmy Warden’s untitled bear spec has found a home with Lord/Miller (Phil Lord and Chris Miller’s production company), Radio Silence, and Universal Pictures. The horror/comedy is described as a cross between Good Boys and The Revenant, and Matt Bettinelli-Olpin and Tyler Gillett will direct.

– Sanjay Shah’s untitled script about an Indian boy band was acquired by Universal Pictures, Marc Platt Productions, and Lighthouse Management & Media. Nisha Ganatra is attached to direct.

– Mark Fergus and Hawk Ostby were tapped to adapt the Skybound/Image comic book Stealth, written by Robert Kirkman and Marc Silvestri. Lee Daniels will produce/direct for Universal.

– Anvil Pictures and Universal are moving forward with Storybook Ending. The fantasy ilm was written by Dean DeBlois and Bill Teitler, and DeBlois will also direct.

– William Boyd will adapt John Treherne’s novel The Galapagos Affair for Cambridge Picture Company and Wire Films.

– Lucas Carter’s family action/adventure pitch Inner Child was acquired by New Line Cinema in a preemptive bid. The story is described as “seeing the world through the eyes of a child.”

– Warner Bros. and John M. Chu’s Chu Studios have acquired Mary H.K. Choi’s YA novel Permanent Record. Chu is set to script the adaptation and may direct as well.

– David Ayer is set to script/direct an adaptation of The Dirty Dozen for Warner Bros. and Genre Films.

– Patrick Burleigh will reboot Power Rangers for Paramount Pictures and Allspark Pictures. Jonathan Entwistle (The End of The F***ing World) is set to develop/direct.

– Todd Rosenberg to script a new draft of the live-action/animated hybrid Rabbids (based on the Ubisoft video game) for Lionsgate.

– Martin Helgeland to adapt Kem Nunn’s novel Tapping The Source for Universal.

– Alex Ross Perry will write/direct an adaptation of Stephen King’s novel The Dark Half for MGM.

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