Messengers dressed as Master Chief descended on various studios yesterday, to deliver Alex Garland's script for the Halo movie.
Microsoft is looking for $10 million for the script, plus an agreeement
from the winning studio to adhere to biblical tenets set out by game
developers. Maybe unsurprisingly, no studio has yet bit.
Universal is still holding on to hopes that Cinderella Man could sustain some kind of summer sleeper success. Explaining this involves lots of phrases like "leggy perf", but not a single mention of PhoneGate.
Will Smith and Nicholas Cage are teaming up to star in and produce a film based on a pitch called Time Share, about two fathers fighting over the same vacation home.
Ben Stiller will take the Tony Curtis role in a theatrical remake of British TV series, The Persuaders. Steve Coogan will co-star in the part originated by Roger Moore.