The New Line production exec. worked with Aquaman director James Wan on The Conjuring movies and their spin-offs, but the success of the Stephen King adaptation made him the perfect choice.
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New Line has emerged as the winner of a fierce battle between three studios for an untitled action-comedy vehicle for Dwayne Johnson, to be written by Dave Callaham and directed by Will Gluck.
Sources confirm that Annabelle 2 is actively in development, with Gary Dauberman returning for another sinister outing. The Conjuring helmer James Wan is once again producing, while Dave Neustadter and Walter Hamada oversee for New Line.
New Line Cinema and the creator of Saw have signed on to produce Keith Donohue’s 2014 novel about an autistic boy who brings the monsters that he draws to life.
The Tracking Board exclusively reported on the hot novel last month, when several studios were making offers. We now can confirm that New Line won out, with Reese Witherspoon and Bruna Papandrea coming on to produce under their Pacific Standard banner.
The critically acclaimed Vertigo comic, created by Brian Azzarello and Eduardo Risso, is the first adaptation to move forward at New Line after Warner Bros. transferred their DC Comics offshoot’s titles to the sibling studio.
Plans are to scrap the lackluster 2010 reboot and start with a fresh new take. There’s no producer on board yet, but Orphan scribe David Leslie Johnson has been tapped to script. The new film will serve as a remake of the 1984 classic.
Kept under wraps, but based on the work of real life paranormal investigators Ed and Lorraine Warren as they investigate the various claims of sinister poltergeist activity that occurred at a council house in Enfield, England during the late 1970s.
Logline: When a girl is in a nearly fatal accident, she awakes in an underground lab with a bionic heart in her chest. Navigating through her new life, she uncovers the sinister truth behind those she trusted most, and the chilling secret of her family lineage.