Adaptations abound in November. Benderspink and Gareb Shamus’ Black Bull Media co-producing The New West, based on the sci-fi/action comic series. Also on Benderspink’s slate: Home Invasion, a found footage thriller with Joel Silver co-producing. Chris Columbus back in action with a screen adaptation of his novel series House of Secrets. Fox Searchlight producing a biopic of famed singer Susan Boyle, and Johnny Carson also getting the life story treatment.
Other script sales include:
– Tom Hardy to star in Splinter Cell, based on the mega-popular video game.
– Danny DeVito, Arnold Schwarzenegger, and Eddie Murphy join forces for a third installment of Twins (no, no. . . seriously).
– One can hardly type it out, but. . . Star Wars. Episode VII. For real. Geeks and non-geeks everywhere rejoice.
– No relation to Mean Girls, Cameron Diaz and Reese Witherspoon starring in Mean Moms.