Last year, Reno: 911! star and successful screenwriter Thomas Lennon (The Night at the Museum films) made his first foray into the world of young adult novels with Ronan Boyle and the Bridge of Riddles, an adventure following a young Irish boy who joins a secret police force devoted to handling the misdeeds of magical creatures.
Now a Ronan Boyle movie is in the works at DreamWorks Animation, with Lennon on board to write the screenplay.
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Posted on Wednesday, September 23rd, 2015 by Angie Han
Video game movies don’t have the greatest track record, but recently we’ve noticed some attempts to battle that trend. Duncan Jones is going wildly ambitious with Warcraft, while Macbeth director Justin Kurzel has amassed a Shakespeare-worthy cast for his take on Assassin’s Creed.
And then there’s Angry Birds, which turns a simple, colorful game about warring animals into a simple, colorful movie about warring animals voiced by big-name stars. It might not sound as prestigious as Warcraft or Assassin’s Creed, but it looks a heck of a lot cuter and more family-friendly. Watch the first The Angry Birds Movie teaser trailer after the jump. Read More »
Two first-time directors have just been hired for Sony’s 2016 animated movie based on the popular mobile game Angry Birds. They are Clay Kaytis and Fergal Reilly. You may not yet know their names, but you definitely know their work. Read More »