Thursday, September 24, 2009

He-Man Has A Home And Barbies On Her Way

Sony have picked up 'He-Man And Masters of the Universe' movie after warners dropped the project. Sony and Escape Artists' Todd Black, Jason Blumenthal and Steve Tisch will now start developing the project from scratch for Columbia Pictures, John Stevenson ('Kung Fu Panda') had previously been attached to direct, with Justin Marks and Evan Daugherty having penned versions of the script. Rights to those scripts now belong to WB, meaning a new writer will likely be hired.

Meanwhile Baribie has also set her sights on the big screen with Universal Pictures, where other toys franchises Hot Wheels, Max Steel, Major Matt Mason have also set up shop