Ketchup Ent. Acquires U.S. Rights To David Hayter-Helmed ‘Wolves’

By | Tuesday January 28, 2014 @ 4:55pm PST
Mike Fleming

WOLVES Day 30EXCLUSIVE: Ketchup Entertainment today acquired U.S. distribution rights on Wolves, the action thriller that marks the feature directorial debut of X-Men and Watchmen scribe David Hayter. Written by Hayter, the film stars X-Men: First Class‘ … Read More »

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Fox Developing World War III Event Series From David Hayter And Leslie Greif

By | Wednesday August 7, 2013 @ 4:50pm PDT
Nellie Andreeva

EXCLUSIVE: Fox has made a development deal for World War III, an apocalyptic event series from X-Men writer David Hayter and Hatfields & McCoys producer Leslie Greif of Thinkfactory Media. The network has ordered … Read More »

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Lakeshore & Hopscotch Tap ‘X-Men’ Scribe For ‘Adaptation Of The Sword’ Graphic Novel

By | Monday July 8, 2013 @ 11:33am PDT

David Hayter has been brought on board by Lakeshore Entertainment and Hopscotch Features to write the screenplay for The Sword. The adaptation of what could be a potential franchise for the companies, as Deadline Read More »

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Benedict Carver Tapped For Entertainment One Senior Vice President Post

By | Wednesday September 7, 2011 @ 4:50am PDT
Mike Fleming

EXCLUSIVE: Benedict Carver has been hired as SVP Filmed Entertainment at Entertainment One. He will be responsible for ramping up eOne’s output of film and TV product. Carver reports to eOne Television dramatic programming president Noreen Halpern and Lara Thompson, … Read More »

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Showtime Developing Drama Series Based On Comic Book ‘The Damned’

By | Wednesday August 24, 2011 @ 11:10am PDT
Nellie Andreeva

EXCLUSIVE: Showtime has put in development The Damned, a drama series project based on independent graphic novel and comic book publisher Oni Press’ comic book limited series. It will be written by feature writer David Hayter, who has … Read More »

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Can ‘Cowboys & Aliens’ Lasso Youth?

Mike Fleming

Studios usually view Comic-Con as a venue to start momentum on projects that won’t be in theaters for up to a year. This Saturday, DreamWorks and Universal will try to turn the rabid youth demographic at Comic-Con into true believers … Read More »

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David Hayter To Adapt Sci-Fi Book Series ‘Dragonriders Of Pern’

By | Tuesday April 12, 2011 @ 4:30pm PDT
Mike Fleming

Dragonriders of Pern, one of the biggest-selling science fiction novel series, is being turned into a live-action feature. David Hayter has been set to write the script for Dragonflight, the first novel in a series that includes 22 novels generated by Anne McCaffrey. Steve Hoban’s Copperheart Entertainment has teamed with Hayter and Benedict Carver’s Dark Hero Studios and Angry Films partners Don Murphy and Susan Montford on the project. Entertainment One is also a partner and has gotten the project off the ground by acquiring distribution in Canada, with talks ongoing to acquire numerous other territories that will include the UK and Australia.

The first book was published in 1968. It focuses on an elite group of warriors who take to the skies on the backs of giant, fire-breathing dragons with telepathic powers, as they to save the exotic planet of Pern from a terrifying airborne menace. Read More »

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