January was a great month for script sales. Hat’s off to Adam Lorenzo’s for his script sale of “Lidsville” to Dreamworks Animation. Based on the 70’s t.v. show, this children’s fantasy is about personified talking hats and headgear; Conrad Vernon is set to direct. Warner Brothers picked up Steven King’s “The Stand,” a story about a worldwide flu epidimic; although made into a mini series in the nineties, producer Roy Lee will be bringing this Horor/Sci-Fi to the big screen. Dan Fogelman sold his script “My Mother’s Curse” to Paramount, with SNL’s Lorne Michaels along with John Goldwyn to helm the project. Seth Rogen and Barbra Streisand to act/produce in this road comedy.
Other sales include:
-“Cobu 3D,” written by Duane Adler, a dance/music project set up at Lionsgate
-“Age of Rage,” written by Mark Heyman, a sci-fi at Fox Searchlight, Marc Webb (500 Days of Summer) to direct.
-“Men Are From Mars, Women Are From Venus,” by Harry Elfont & Deborah Kaplan, produced by Benderpink – based on the book by John Gray