Tag Archives: Dan Lin

“The Lego Movie” Producer Dan Lin Takes on Lionsgate Film “For All Time” (EXCLUSIVE)

Dan Lin ExcerptBig-time producer Dan Lin has found his next project: Lionsgate’s time-traveling adventure For All Time, with a script by relative newcomer David Crabtree. Lionsgate acquired the rights to Crabtree’s original spec at the end of 2013.

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The Runway – Your 2016 Pilot Survival Guide: FOX Dramas

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Fox has boosted development to cover American Idol’s exit and fill nearly 40 hours or programming. So this year’s order of 11 pilots is up from last year’s 6. That said, Fox isn’t really looking to take risks. Let’s take a look at what’s in the works in our preview of Fox’s Drama Pilots.

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TV Casting Round-Up: “Mr. Robot” Season Two Uploads Craig Robinson And Grace Gummer

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Craig Robinson and Grace Gummer sign on to season two of Mr. Robot. Jenna Fischer set to star as Matt LeBlanc’s on-screen wife. Mad Men alum, Kevin Rahm joins Lethal Weapon.

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Disney’s “It’s A Small World” Movie Finds Its Writers After All

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The movie adaption of the beloved Disney ride, It’s a Small World has found its writing team in Tim Rasmussen and Vince Di Meglio.

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Margaret Qualley To Star Opposite Nat Wolff In “Death Note”

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Margaret Qualley has been cast as the female lead in Warner Bros.’ Death Note, the adaptation of the popular manga series. She is set to star opposite Nat Wolff.

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{Exclusive} Nelson Greaves And Sam Chalsen To Rewrite “Spy Hunter” For Warner Bros.

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Nelson Greaves and Sam Chalsen, staff writers for FOX’s Sleepy Hollow, have been brought on to rewrite the Spy Hunter adaptation for Warner Bros., based on the classic arcade game.

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Rosario Dawson Has Been Tapped To Voice Batgirl In “Lego Batman”

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Rosario Dawson will be donning the modular plastic cowl and cape for the spinoff of the Lego Movie with returning Batman voice, Will Arnett.

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HAMMERSPACE (SALES)

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A terminally-ill teenager searching for answers surrounding his missing father discovers a strange key that opens a portal to an alternate fully-animated dimension, releasing a new friend who helps him repair his broken family.

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Nat Wolff In Talks To Star In Warner Bros.’ Manga Adaptation “Death Note”

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Nat Wolff, the hot up-and-coming actor who recently appeared in the teen dramedy Paper Towns, is currently in negotiations to star in Warner Bros. adaptation of the cult manga series Death Note.

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UNTITLED LIVE-ACTION ALADDIN REBOOT (SALES)

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Logline: Kept under wraps, but said to be a live-action retelling of the animated Disney film.

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INSPECTOR GADGET (SALES)

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Kept under wraps, but pitched as another live-action interpretation of the beloved cartoon classic about the dimwitted cyborg policeman.

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{TB EXCLUSIVE} Live-Action “Inspector Gadget” Reboot On The Way From “Lego Movie” Producer Dan Lin

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Go-Go-Gadget Reboot! Everybody’s favorite bumbling cyborg policeman is making his return to the big screen via Lin Pictures and Disney with another live-action interpretation of the beloved cartoon classic.

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A DARKER SHADE OF MAGIC (SALES)

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In a universe with multiple parallel London cities with magic, a traveler-magician who covets the ability to hop between dimensions becomes forced to team up with an unlikely street thief to save all of the worlds from a growing threat.

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{TB EXCLUSIVE} Lin Pictures Nabs New Fantasy Novel “A Darker Shade Of Magic”

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Written by Victoria Schwab, the fantasy adventure takes place in a universe with multiple parallel London cities designated by color, some with magic, but all vastly different. A traveler-magician who covets the ability to hop between dimensions is forced to team up with an unlikely street thief to save all of the worlds from a growing threat.

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UNTITLED ROBIN HOOD PROJECT (WARNER BROS.) (SALES)

Logline: Kept under wraps, follows the adventures of the classic character that steals from the rich and gives back to the poor in Sherwood Forest.

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UNTITLED SHANGHAI SWAT PROJECT (SALES)

Logline: Follows the true story of William E. Fairbairn, a police officer that was sent to clean up the crime in Shanghai in the 1920’s, where he assembled the world’s first SWAT team to go up against the gangsters that controlled the city, after being nearly murdered.

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THE BILLION BRICK RACE (SALES)

Kept under wraps, a spinoff to 2014 film “The Lego Movie”.

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DUST (SALES)

Logline: Follows an alternate history vision of the 1940s where the discover of new ore lead to the development of combat robots and World War II never ended. The world is now divided into three blocs: the Allies, comprised of the US, the Commonwealth, and the French colonies; the Axis, not led by Hitler, who was successfully assassinated in Operation Valkerie; and the SSU, a union of the USSR and China.

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MAD DOGS (SALES)

Logline: Five deranged CIA killers are forced to break out of an asylum after someone murders their psychiatrist and frames them for the deed.

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LEGO BATMAN (SALES)

Logline: Kept under wraps.

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{TB EXCLUSIVE} Gus Van Sant Takes Over “Death Note”

Van Sant replaces Shane Black at the helm of Warner Bros.’ adaptation of the popular manga.

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IT’S A SMALL WORLD (SALES)

Logline: Kept under wraps.

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JONNY QUEST (SALES)

Logline: Story of young Jonny Shelton who teams up with a government agent and an Indian girl to stop an evil terrorist from unleashing the powers of an ancient Hindu god.

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THE LEGO MOVIE 2 (SALES)

Logline: Kept under wraps.

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SPOOKED (SALES)

Logline: After a disastrous attempt at trick-or-treating with his ex-girlfriend’s kids, a lovable loser inadvertently triggers a mystic relic, causing the residents of his town to transform into whatever costume they are wearing.

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For All Time (SALES)

Logline: Kept under wraps.

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The Lego Ninjago Movie (SALES)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 2.48.33 PMCentering on the battle of Ninjago City, the story follows Lloyd, aka the Green Ninja, along with his friends, who are all secret warriors and Lego Master Builders. Led by kung fu master Wu, as wise-cracking as he is wise, they must defeat evil warlord Garmadon, the worst guy ever, who also happens to be Lloyd’s dad

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UNTITLED ARCHIE COMICS PROJECT (SALES)

Logline: Kept under wraps but said to be a high school comedy set in present day.

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NEW WORLD (REMAKE) (SALES)

Logline: After a mob boss is gunned down, an outright battle ensues among several mobsters who want to succeed him, one of whom is an undercover cop.

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THE LOST LEGION (SALES)

Logline: In 53 BC Chinese warriors team up with captured Roman legionnaires to defend China from the fiercest army in history.

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