According to The Hollywood Reporter, Warner Bros. has picked up I Am a Genius of Unspeakable Evil and I Want to Be Your Class President, to produce by Supernatural producer McG via Wonderland Sound and Vision.
"The premise centers on a chubby 13-year old boy who everybody assumes is the dumbest kid in the seventh grade. He really is an evil genius and the third-richest person on the planet, with a secret compound beneath his unsuspecting family's modest suburban home. He hides his identity to keep himself safe from his enemies and because he can't legally claim his empire until he turns 18.
The story concerns the boy's attempt to prove himself in the eyes of his do-gooder father by being elected class president. Unfortunately, the tactics he uses to stage coups in Central America prove to be less effective in running a middle-school campaign." Source: The Hollywood Reporter.… Read More
Click here for Fangoria.com's DVD art and details on Raw Feed’s Otis, Supernatural writer and producer John Shiban's thriller movie.
Otis, premiered on SXSW on March 7, 2008, will have its second screening at the festival on Wednesday, March 12, 11:59 PM at Alamo Ritz 1.
Fox greenlighted a single-camera comedy pilot based on British series, Spaced. The project was originally picked up by the network back in October, with a put pilot commitment.
Wonderland Sound and Vision is behind the show, along with Warner Bros. TV and Granada, which holds format rights. McG, Peter Johnson, Adam Barr and Robert Green are executive producers.
Spaced revolves around two strangers who pose as a married couple in order to rent an apartment and become intimately involved with the other misfits in the building. The series has been nominated for a BAFTA and an International Emmy Award.
David Nutter, Supernatural director, is in negotiations to direct The Mentalist, CBS first post-strike pilot pick.
The Mentalist "centers on a mentalist who uses his skills of observation to solve crimes as an independent detective working with the police." Source.
According to The Hollywood Reporter, Sony Pictures Worldwide Acquisitions Group has bought the international distribution rights to Terminator Salvation: The Future Begins, as Warner Bros. is handling U.S. and Canadian distribution rights for the movie.
Variety.com reports that the movie will open on May 22, 2009, the start of Memorial Day weekend.
The movie, directed by Supernatural's producer McG, is the fourth of the Terminator movies and the first in a new Terminator trilogy, being set after Judgment Day, showing the formation of the resistance.
Terminator Salvation: The Future Begins begins lensing in New Mexico for two months on May 5.