Melton and Dunstan have been tapped to rewrite Jurassic World director Colin Trevorrow’s sci-fi action spec Metronome, formerly known as World War X.
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.
McKinnon may be headed back to high school, as the actress is in talks to star in Senior Year. The CBS Films comedy comes from the 2015 Hit List script by Andrew Knauer and Arthur Pielli.
Jordin Sparks has landed a recurring role in Time After Time, Sam Neill is a family patriarch in the sweeping family drama The Son, and Alyssa Milano is teaming up with Jason Lee again for What Goes Around Comes Around in tonight’s casting round-up!
After previously signing with Benderspink managers Scott Stoops and David Baggelaar, 2015 Launch Pad alum Rohit Kumar has now been signed by ICM Partners’ Andrew Murphy, Brandy Rivers, and Matt Baldovsky.
Paradigm and Benderspink are out with a hot new action-thriller with serious franchise potential, and it’s officially into the first round of territories, with more soon to come…
Lars Klevberg’s new horror short, Polaroid, gets picked up for a feature adaptation after winning best short at the LA Horror Competition. Klevberg is attached to direct the adaptation.
The comedian will play Santa Claus’ irresponsible son who needs the help of Hawaiian locals to save Christmas when he takes over Santa’s duties and crash-lands his sled in Maui.
Stagliano made the 2015 LPPC Semi-Finals with his Peter Pan reinvention Neverland. Stagliano is the 78th writer signed in just the first two years of the Launch Pad Competition!
Warner will now give Allaine a deal that includes two screenplays. Her first screenplay was a romantic comedy, but that may not be the genre of her two offerings that she will submit to Warner.
Logline: Follows students, with high-ranking government official parents, that attend at Langley High — the school that’s located less than a mile away from the CIA. After one parent goes missing and a teacher turns out to be more than he seems, one student becomes caught in the middle of a conspiracy much bigger than anything he could have imagined.
Christopher Cosmos hopes to breathe new life into the long-in-development project.