Posted on Saturday, November 20th, 2010 by Germain Lussier
Let this be a lesson to any aspiring writers out there. Write fun, interesting flicks and you are going to get a ton of work. Take Rhett Reese and Paul Wernick for example. They’re the guys who wrote Zombieland, a modestly budgeted film that was a hit with both fans and critics. And though they’d each been working in the business for several years on varying projects, including The Joe Schmo Show, it took one little spark and they’re off to the races. Reese and Wernick are writing a sequel to Zombieland for Sony, a second G.I Joe film for Paramount, the Deadpool spinoff for Fox, are adapting the comic book Cowboy Viking Ninja for Disney and developing Earth vs. Moon at Universal. They basically have something set up at every studio in Hollywood because of Zombieland, which was originally conceived as a TV show.
But wait, there’s more. As if Reese and Wernick weren’t busy enough writing, the pair has just signed on to make their directorial debut with the comedy Doc and Howie for Montecito, which has a first look deal at Paramount. Read more about the movie’s potential filled premise after the jump. Read More »