This week’s writing deals and movie project news.
Joe Ballarini writing adaptation of YA novel “Charlie Paris and the Young Ambassadors” for Fox 2000.
Jared Butler and Lars Norberg scripted thriller “Misfortune” with Envision Media Arts, John Cusack to star.
Brandon Camp writing remake/reboot of “Benji” for Blumhouse Productions.
Emily Carmichael writing-directing family adventure “Powerhouse” for Amblin Entertainment.
Matias Caruso sells action thriller pitch “Judgement Day” to Warner Bros. Pictures.
Tim Dawson and Susan Nickson writing remake of “Carry On Doctors” for Hereford Films.
David Freyne scripted “The Third Wave” with Tilted Pictures and Bac Films, Freyne to direct, Ellen Page to star.
JP Lavin and Chad Damiani writing “Fruit Ninja” for Vinson Films.
Ol Parker adapting “A Boy Called Christmas” for StudioCanal and Blueprint Pictures.
James Vanderbilt writing “The Janson Directive” for Universal Pictures, Dwayne Johnson to star.
Andy Weir sells untitled drama pitch to Twentieth Century Fox.
Imran Zaidi developing “The Fellowship for Alien Detection” with The Montecito Picture Company.