The spec script package Operation Prince of Freedom, which already has Gary Sanchez Productions and Chernin Entertainment developing the project, has found a studio with 20th Century Fox. Michael Kvamme and Jordan Dunn wrote the script for the absurdist comedy.
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An upcoming crime thriller from Don Winslow has landed a pre-emptive acquisition from 20th Century Fox as a potential directing project for Ridley Scott. Scott Free is set to produce.
20th Century Fox has nabbed the life rights to Stan Lee, the co-creator of several iconic Marvel Comics characters, with plans to develop an action adventure film set in the 1970s. Marty Bowen and Wyck Godfrey of Temple Hill Entertainment are attached to produce.
Updated 09.02.16: Mark Townend’s high-concept sci-fi action thriller, pitched as Looper meets Safe House, continues to burn up the market ahead of the holiday weekend, with Screen Gems, Legendary Pictures, and AG Capital being the latest to take a closer look at what has become one of the summer’s hottest specs.
The long-in-development Clue remake from Hasbro has landed at 20th Century Fox. The story is expected to move out of the parlor and make it a game of “worldwide mystery” with action-adventure elements.
20th Century Fox has landed the sci-fi spec Genesis from scribe Andrew Baldwin with Simon Kinberg and his Genre Films set to produce. The story details are being kept under wraps, but the script is being described as a sci-fi thriller with action elements.
Logline: Forced back into action after a rogue special ops team murders her husband, a super-spy who traded in her legendary career for a normal life, embarks on a bloody quest for vengeance that leads to the highest rungs of government, uncovering a secret that could shake the foundations of American democracy. John Wick meets Salt.
Andy Weir, author of The Martian, has sold an untitled pitch to 20th Century Fox. Genre Films’ Simon Kinberg and Scott Free Productions’ Ridley Scott will produce.
Gael Garcia Bernal is set to don the black mask as Zorro in Z, Jonas Cuaron’s reboot of the classic franchise.
McKay is attached to produce and direct the adaptation of Mark Weid’s Irredeemable for 20th Century Fox, with Tommy Wirkola penning the script.
Noah Hawley will be making his feature directorial debut with Man Alive. The spec from first-time scribe Joe Greenberg was acquired by 20th Century Fox in a six-figure deal.