Tagged: 20th Century Fox

James Franco to star in Why Him? 0

James Franco to star in Why Him?

James Franco is in early talks to star in family comedy Why Him? The story follows a Midwestern father who takes his family to visit his daughter, who is attending Stanford, and subsequently gets into a competition with his daughter’s boyfriend, a young Internet billionaire. John Hamburg (“I Love You, Man”) is attached to direct for...

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Yann Demange to direct thriller for Fox

Yann Demange (“’71”) has signed on to direct an untitled dramatic thriller for New Regency Productions and Plan B. The script is written by his ’71 screenwriter, Gregory Burke. 20th Century Fox will distribute.

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20th Century Fox goes on a Thrill Ride

20th Century Fox has acquired Thrill Ride, an original idea for a teen horror comedy by Andrew J. Cohen & Brendan O’Brien (“Neighbors”). Cohen will direct and Peter Warren is set to write the screenplay. Set at a particularly cruel high school where bullying has become the norm, the story takes place at Senior Night, when...

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Gary Whitta to write Starlight

Gary Whitta (“After Earth”) has signed on to write the adaptation of Starlight for 20th Century Fox. The comic book centers on space hero Duke McQueen, who saved the universe four decades ago but came back to Earth, where no one believed his fantastic stories. Years later, after he’s settled down and grown up, he’s recruited...