DreamWorks Pictures has acquired screen rights to "The 39 Clues," a multiplatform adventure series to be launched in the fall by Scholastic Media, Steven Spielberg is eyeing the project as a directing vehicle.
"The 39 Clues" takes creative leaps to expand the story experience from the pages of the books to multiple stages of discovery and imagination.
DreamWorks Pictures has set Brett Ratner to direct the long-gestating adaptation of The 39 Clues.
We first reported on this project back in September 2008, when screenwriter Jeff Nathanson was hired to adapt this young adult novel series. At the time, it was being developed as a possible vehicle for Steven Spielberg to direct. Now Jeff Nathanson will reunite with Brett Ratner, who directed Tower Heist from Jeff Nathanson's script.Read More
It seems that Steven Spielberg could have a new project lined up, with screenwriter Jonathan Nolan. Vulture is reporting that co-writer Jonathan Nolan could be writing the Steven Spielberg film Interstellar.
The script was originally written by physicist Kip Thorne, but it was said that Nolan had been working on the script for over two years now and his agency switch to William Morris Endeavor could indicate that this project could be the next film for Spielberg, who has long been attached to direct the film.Read More
DreamWorks has attached Jeff Nathanson to write the screen adaptation of the first novel of The 39 Clues, a multiplatform adventure series launching Tuesday from Scholastic Media, according to The Hollywood Reporter.
The studio acquired the film rights to the property in June, and Nathanson will crack the first novel in the series, The Maze of Bones, written by former middle school teacher Rick Riordan.Read More