Goldsman will lead the writers room and produce the seven-movie series via his Weed Road banner with the likes of Michael Chabon, NIcole Perlman, Jeff Pinkner and Christina Hodson participating.
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Academy Award winner Akiva Goldsman will oversee a team of writers that will build this universe that will include classic Hasbro toy brands G.I. Joe, Micronauts, Visionaries, M.A.S.K. and ROM.
James Mangold, director of The Wolverine and Walk the Line, is set to direct Disney’s latest adaptation of the Jules Verne literary classic 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea.
Disney has brought on songwriter Bret McKenzie and Pulitzer Prize-winning author Michael Chabon to rewrite the long-gestating comedy Bob The Musical. The project, which has been in development since 2004, centers on a man who suffers a blow on the head and begins to hear people’s inner songs.
“The Adventures of Kavalier & Clay” author to pen Disneyland-themed adventure for Jon Favreau!
HBO looks into magic and deception with a husband and wife duo.
Logline: Pitched as a martial arts retelling of “Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs”, the tale follows Olivia Snow in 1890s Hong Kong, as she returns to attend her father’s funeral, only to discover her mother is plotting against her. Forced to flee to stay alive Snow escapes to mainland China, where she seeks solace with seven Shao Lin monks who, in turn, come to believe the woman holds the fate of the world in her hands.
Logline: Pitched as the origin of Captain Nemo and his warship the Nautilus. After being betrayed by Captain Redgrave, who raised and trained him throughout his child, Nemo is sent to a slave family, where he recruits a crew, escapes, and swears an oath of vengeance against Redgrave.