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After spending the past seven years launching film franchises based on its toys and games like Transformers and G.I. Joe, and setting up other movies like “Monopoly,” “Candy Land” and “Risk,” Hasbro Studios is poised to take the next logical step: financing its own features. The toymaker has launched Allspark Pictures — a clever nod...
Electric Entertainment will co-finance and has taken all worldwide rights to “Go With Me” starring , the company announced Thursday. “Go With Me” tells the story of Lillian, a young woman newly returned to her hometown who becomes the subject of harassment by a man named Blackway, an ex-cop turned violent crimelord who operates with impunity in this small community on the edge of the wilderness. Forsaken by the local townspeople and advised by the sheriff to leave town, Lillian decides instead to take a stand against her sociopathic stalker, and [...]
Marc Cherry is getting into more drama with ABC — this time with a musical twist. “Desperate Housewives” honcho Cherry is developing a modern-day retelling of “Phantom of the Opera” for ABC. Also read: The new take on the classic Gaston Leroux novel will be set in contemporary times amid the sexy and cut-throat world of the music business. The project is described as having musical elements, along the lines of ABC's “Nashville.” The project, which comes from ABC Studios and Cherry's Cherry/Wind Productions, will be written by Alan Zachary and [...]
Dean Devlin's will cofinance and take world rights on , a Daniel Alfredson-directed adaptation of the Castle Freeman Jr novel. The film will star . Pic will be sold at AFM. Joe Gangemi and Gregory Jacobs wrote the script and Rick Dugdale will produce with Lindsay Williams, Ellen Goldsmith-Vein and Gregory Jacobs. Hopkins will also be a producer. Pic is a modern fable set in the Pacific Northwest logging community. A young…