Universal Captures ‘Unicorn Executions’ For ‘Dodgeball’s Rawson Thurber

By | Friday December 6, 2013 @ 10:35pm PST
Mike Fleming

Universal Pictures optioned Steve Breen’s picture book Unicorn Executions and attached Dodgeball‘s Rawson Thurber. Scott Stuber will produce through his Bluegrass Films banner, and Saturday Night Live writer Simon Rich will pen the script. The book will be published in May by Skyhorse.

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‘Trance’ Scribe Joe Ahearne Makes Thriller Pitch Deal To Warner Bros

Mike Fleming

EXCLUSIVE: Hot off co-writing Trance for director Danny Boyle, Joe Ahearne has sold an untitled supernatural thriller pitch to Warner Bros. Dan Lin will produce under his Lin Pictures banner. Lin’s veep Jon Silk came up with an idea they are keeping under wraps and Ahearne expanded it before they … Read More »

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Rawson Thurber To Rewrite ‘The Umbrella Academy’ For Universal

By | Monday July 25, 2011 @ 4:53pm PDT
Mike Fleming

Dodgeball director Rawson Thurber is rewriting The Umbrella Academy for Universal Pictures, based on the 2008 Eisner Award-winning Dark Horse comic written by My Chemical Romance singer Gerard Way. Mark Bomback wrote the first draft.

The comic revolves around an adopted … Read More »

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