Lyndsy Fonseca Has HUNGER GAMES Script

| Oct 13 | 0 Comments

Us Hunger Games fans are dying for any scrap of information about the upcoming movie, so here’s an interesting bit of news: Lyndsy Fonseca has the script and will be reading it soon. NextMovie caught up with the Nikita actress at New York Comic Con over the weekend and here’s what she told them: “I actually just got sent the script,” she tells NextMovie. “I […]

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TEMPEST the Latest YA Book Optioned by Summit

| Oct 7 | 4 Comments

Summit Entertainment, the film studio behind the Twilight movies, has optioned the movie rights to Julie Cross’ upcoming YA book, The Tempest. It’s the first book in a planned trilogy, and it’s Cross’ first novel. Cross describes the book on her website: “Tempest is the first in a trilogy about a 19-year-old time traveler who witnesses his girlfriend’s murder and inadvertently jumps back two years; […]

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Chloe Moretz Wants to Play Katniss in HUNGER GAMES Movie

| Oct 5 | 4 Comments

Chloe Moretz has been rumored to be on the shortlist of actresses to play Katniss in The Hunger Games movie, and a new interview with the 13-year-old actress lends credence to that rumor. MTV recently interviewed Chloe about her movie Let Me In, and they asked her about playing Katniss. She says that she’s currently reading the first book in the trilogy, and “Katniss is […]

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Fox To Make ABRAHAM LINCOLN: VAMPIRE HUNTER Movie

Deadline.com broke word over the weekend that 20th Century Fox has won the five studio bidding war for the movie version of Seth Grahame-Smith’s hit book, Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter. Grahame-Smith wrote the screenplay for the movie, while Timur Bekmambetov (Wanted) is set to direct with Tim Burton as one of the producers. Production on the 3D movie is set to start in March, 2011, […]

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Disney Buys Film Rights For MATCHED

| Sep 20 | 3 Comments

Disney and Offspring Entertainment have bought the film rights to Ally Condie’s upcoming book, Matched. They won a bidding war with Paramount for young adult novel, which Disney hopes can become the next Twilight film franchise. Matched is set in a dystopian world where the events of everyone’s lives—where you work, who you love, when you die—are determined by a power called the Society. It […]

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RL Stine’s GOOSEBUMPS Coming to the Big Screen

| Sep 17 | 0 Comments

Here’s a story guaranteed to make children of the 90s squeal: Columbia Pictures has hired screenwriter Carl Ellsworth to pen a movie based on R. L. Stine’s Goosebumps series. The film will be live action, but it’s unknown which of the children’s horror stories will be incorporated into the movie. Carl Ellsworth co-wrote The Last House on the Left, Disturbia, and Red Eye. Yikes! It […]

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HUNGER GAMES Movie News: Chloe Moretz as Katniss?

| Sep 2 | 91 Comments

With the release of Mockingjay, the Hunger Games trilogy is complete, leaving us fans with time to speculate on the upcoming movie. The question we’re all asking is “Who will play Katniss?” According to USA Today, Kick-Ass star Chloe Moretz is currently the front-runner for the role. They say Kristen Stewart is probably on the shortlist as well. Author Suzanne Collins wrote the screenplay for […]

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