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Deadworld: Deadworld is based on the cult horror comic running since 1986 produced with Bill Mechanic and written by David Hayter.


Tom Trueheart: From the novels by Ian Beck produced with David Uslan and written by Mark Rosenthal.


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Framelight teams on graphic novels (Variety) Framelight Prods. and Arcana Studios are teaming to co-produce bigscreen versions of a pair of graphic novels -- "El Arsenal" and "Frozen Wasteland." Producers are Jeffrey D. Erb and Robert L. Robinson Jr., from Framelight along with Sean O'Reilly from Arcana Studios. ... More

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'Buffy' producer developing vampire 'Sword' (Variety) Framelight Prods. and producer Howard Rosenman ("Buffy the Vampire Slayer") are developing "Sword of Wood" -- a tale of vampires during the Crusades -- from comicbook scribe Chuck Dixon. The team, which made the announcement Friday during Comic-Con, is seeking writers to pen the screenplay and is planning to a supplement the project with a comicbook and a videogame. ... More

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Dr. Deth with Kip and Muffy gets writer Paul Soter (Movieweb) Paul Soter, founding member of the Broken Lizard Comedy troop, actor and writer of films Beerfest, Super Troopers and The Slammin' Salmon and director of the soon to be released film, Dark Circles, has agreed to write the film adaption of legendary comic book creator, Larry Hama's cult favorite comic Dr. Deth with Kip and Muffy. ... More

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Framelight ramps up 'Chi-Chian' (Hollywood Reporter) Also hires scribe for family adventure, 'Tom Trueheart'. Production banner Framelight is ramping up. The company has optioned rights to the cult comic "Chi-Chian" and will develop it as a feature. Framelight also has attached Mark Rosenthal to pen its family adventure "The Secret History of Tom Trueheart." ... More

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Framelight, Uslan Pump 'Trueheart' (Hollywood Reporter) Framelight Prods. and David Uslan are set to adapt the "Tom Trueheart" children's book trilogy into a series of feature films.Production on a first live-action pic, based on the 2007 book "The Secret History of Tom Trueheart," is targeted for a mid-2010... More

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Zombie 'Deadworld' on the horizon (Variety) Dark Hero, Pandemonium team on feature franchise
Dark Hero Studios partners David Hayter and Benedict Carver have joined with Pandemonium's Bill Mechanic to turn the comicbook "Deadworld" into a zombie feature franchise. ... More

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