Director chosen for new Monster Squad film

Mike Mitchell (Sky High, Surviving Christmas) will direct Warner Bros.’ long-in-development supernatural action comedy Monster Squad, formerly known as Nightcrawlers, according to THR. Nightcrawlers/Monster Squad, a spec script by Brian Lynch, has gone through numerous writers, including Michael Arndt and Audrey Wells, as the studio searched for the right balance of laughs and scares. Brad …
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Tom and Jerry coming to theaters

Warner Bros. is planning to bring Tom and Jerry to theaters to create a new family franchise, according to Variety. Plans are to bring the always-fighting cat and mouse duo to life as CG characters within in live-action settings, similar to how Scooby Doo was brought to the big screen. The film project will be …
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Guardians of Ga’Hoole Series to be Animated

Warner Brothers has acquired film rights to Kathryn Lasky’s children’s fantasy series Guardians of Ga’Hoole and set it up as a computer-animated film, with Donald De Line producing, Variety reported. Lasky’s seven-book series revolves around a parallel universe featuring a cast of owls and magic transformations. The first book begins with a young barn owl …
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