VERY IMPORTANT BUMP:
Title: Mrs. Doubtfire 2
Log Line: A man poses as an English nanny.
Writer: Bonnie Hunt
Buyer: Fox 2000
More: Sequel. Blue Wolf Productions' Robin Williams and Marsha Williams will produce. Robin Williams will star.
Also, Evil Dead remake appears to more than a joke from Sam Raimi:
Title: The Evil Dead
Log Line: Five twentysomething friends are holed up in a remote cabin and discover a Book of the Dead. When an archaeologist's taped translation of the text and its incantations is replayed, the kids accidentally summon dormant demons that possess them.
Buyer: Senator Intl.
More: Remake of the 1981 film written, directed and produced by Sam Raimi. Bruce Campbell and Ghost House Pictures’ Sam Raimi & Rob Tapert will produce.
Here's one for Rongi (or Esuohlim, I sometimes mix the two of you up). Pray they won't screw it up:
Title: V for Vendetta
Log Line: In an alternate future, Germany wins WWII and Great Britain becomes a fascist state. A terrorist freedom fighter known only as "V" begins a violent guerilla campaign to destroy those who've succumbed to totalitarianism, and recruits a young woman he's rescued from the secret police to join him.
Writer: Alan Moore (author)
Buyer: Warner Bros. Pictures
Genre: Science Fiction Action
More: Graphic novel. James McTeigue will direct. The Wachowski brothers will produce. Joel Silver will produce.
An inevitable one:
Title: Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix
Log Line: As his fifth year at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry approaches, 15-year-old Harry Potter is in full-blown adolescence, complete with regular outbursts of rage, a nearly debilitating crush, and the blooming of a powerful sense of rebellion. Harry is feeling especially edgy at the lack of news from the magic world, wondering when the freshly revived evil Lord Voldemort will strike.
Writer: Michael Goldenberg
Agent: Cliff Roberts of William Morris Agency
Buyer: Warner Bros. Pictures
More: To be based on the novel by J.K. Rowling. Fifth installment of this franchise. David Heyman will produce.
Title: Toy Story 3
Log Line: More adventures from Woody, Buzz Lightyear and the rest of Andy's toys.
Buyer: Walt Disney Pictures
More: Third installment of this franchise. This will be CGI animation like the first two films.
This one has a great title, but we'll see how it turns out:
Title: Pimp: The Story of My Life
Log Line: In the late 1920's, a young street hustler and pimp in Chicago is sent prison. Three decades later, he is straightened up and begins writing about his experiences in the ghetto.
Writer: Robert "Iceberg Slim" Beck (author)
Genre: Drama Bio
More: Book published by Holloway House Publishing Company. Rapper Pras will produce. Picked up in turnaround from Fox Searchlight.
Title: Real Men
Log Line: An impromptu small-town football game which pits gay against straight attracts worldwide attention.
Writer: Dan O'Dowd
Agent: Chasin Agency
Buyer: Mount Film Company
More: Option. Dan O'Dowd and Mount Co.'s Thom Mount will produce. John Landis will direct.
STOP THE PRESSES:
Log Line: Centers on a phalanx of lifeguards who patrol a California beach.
Price: $1.25 million
Genre: Drama Action
More: Rights to TV series that ran from 1989-2000. Creators Michael Berk, Doug Schwartz and Greg Bonann will produce. Michelle Berk will be executive produce. Eli Roth will co-produce. No screenwriter has been hired yet.
Title: Noah's Ark: The Untold Story
Log line: A hapless camel must save the animals aboard Noah's Ark.
Writer: William Schifrin
Agent: Michael Margules of Paradigm
Buyer: Walden Media and Creative Battery
More: Rewrite. Walden Media and Creative Battery will produce. This will be a CGI film.
OK, that's all for now! Have a great time at the cinema!