MGM Orders Adam Green-Scripted ‘Killer Pizza’

Adam Green (Frozen) has scripted an adaptation of Greg Taylor‘s young adult novel Killer Pizza, about a 14-year old who gets a summer job at a pizza place that is a front for a monster hunting outfit. Now MGM has picked up the script — the latest buy from the revamped studio that has bought the Eminem boxing film Southpaw and the rights to Where’s Waldo?

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Killer Pizza

Hatchet/Frozen helmer Adam Green will direct a big screen adaptation of Greg Taylor‘s young adult novel Killer Pizza for Chris Columbus‘ 1492 Pictures. The action comedy tells the story of a 14-year-old who gets a summer job at Killer Pizza, which turns out to be a front for a monster-hunting organization.

What excites me most about this film is that it sounds like the kind of films that Columbus was creating in the 1980′s Amblin era of Gremlins and The Goonies. Also, while I have yet to see Green’s Hatchet, I was impressed with his contained three person single-location thriller Frozen, which premiered at Sundance.
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