CBS Films Nabs ‘Scary Stories To Tell In The Dark’ Pitch From ‘Saw’ Scribes

EXCLUSIVE: Scary Stories To Tell In The Dark MovieCBS Films has sprung for a pitch from Patrick Melton & Marcus Dunstan, who wrote the last four Saw films, to adapt Alvin Schwartz’s classic spooky tale collection … Read More »

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‘Saw’ Scribes Patrick Melton & Marcus Dunstan Set Novel ‘Blacklight’ At Little Brown

Mike Fleming

Patrick Melton & Marcus Dunstan, whose credits include the fourth through seven Saw installments as well as the upcoming Hellraiser remake and the sequel Piranha 3 Double D, are moving into publishing with a Little Brown deal for their first novel, Blacklight. The book is the story of a ghost … Read More »

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Dimension Chomping To Get ‘Piranha 3D’ Sequel Into Theaters Next Summer

Mike Fleming

EXCLUSIVE: In a move that might not make James Cameron’s day, Dimension Films has locked in a director and writers and will race to get a Piranha 3D sequel up and running quickly enough to hit theaters by late August, 2011. Dimension has set John Gulager to direct and Saw 3D scribes Patrick Melton and Marcus Dunstan to write Piranha 3 DD, the sequel to last summer’s toothy fish fest that found itself earning the ire of Cameron. The filmmaker cited it as an example of the hasty 3D conversions, while  he was barnstorming for Avatar. That led to a sharp — and lengthy — rebuke from Piranha 3D’s producer Mark Canton. For the sequel, Dimension’s Bob Weinstein has reassembled the team behind Feast, the Dimension horror film that served as a season of the TV show Project Greenlight. Read More »

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