Browsing: Fox 2000
In a big move, Fox 2000 has acquired the new Untitled Late Night Comedy from Mindy Kaling. It’s based on a spec that lit up the market earlier this week, with plenty of buzz around it.
After a fast and furious bidding war involving several studios, Fox 2000 has emerged victorious in picking up Fruit Loops, a comedy pitch from writer-director Ted Melfi.
Barry Bennett is sick of his parents. They’re boring, too strict, and it’s their fault his name is Barry. So he makes a wish for better ones—and is whisked away to the Parent Agency, where kids get to pick out their perfect parents. But as he’s about to discover, choosing a new mom and dad isn’t as simple as it sounds…
The summertime spec market is heating up once again as red hot comedy Besties from scribes Cassie Daniels and Mark Bartosic makes its way into all major studios.
Amandla Stenberg has scored the lead in the film adaptation of The Hate U Give, the debut novel from Angela Thomas. The YA novel is inspired by the Black Lives Movement and will be directed by George Tillman Jr.
Kevin Costner has been tapped to play the head of the space program in Fox 2000’s Hidden Figures. The Academy Award-winning actor will join his Black or White co-star Octavia Spencer and Taraji P. Henson.
Fresh off of his Screen Actors Guild win for supporting actor in Beasts of No Nation, Idris Elba may have found his next starring role in The Mountain Between Us at Fox 2000.
Aniston will play sports dealmaker Denise White, who rose to the top of the male-dominated field by establishing herself as a tireless defender of her high-profile clients. Fox 2000 bought the pitch from Dallas Buyers Club scribe Melisa Wallack.
The debut novel by Becky Albertalli will be adapted by scribes Elizabeth Berger and Isaac Aptaker. Wyck Godfrey, Marty Bowen and Isaac Klausner of Temple Hill Entertainment produce, along with Pouya Shahbazian of New Leaf Literary & Media.
The original classic centered on a close-knit African American family who celebrated a tradition of coming together for a big dinner every Sunday, but finds that their family structure begins to fall apart after the death of their mother.
The studio is already at work looking to land a writer to script the family adventure film, which is being pitched as a fantasy combining elements from Night At The Museum, Peter Pan, The Neverending Story, and Jumanji.
Story details of the much buzzed-about thriller BED REST written by Lori Evans Taylor are being tightly kept under wraps, but we’re hearing it’s being pitched as a smart character-driven contained thriller.
The hugely popular YA writer of The Fault in Our Stars and Paper Towns has a new deal with Fox 2000