Inherit the Earth, which is based on the popular IDW comic book Zombies Vs. Robots, has locked in director Andrew Adamson. He is best known for Shrek, Shrek 2 and The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe. Inherit the Earth is coming from Michael Bay's Platinum Dunes and Sony.
Oren Uziel is behind the latest draft of the screenplay, which follows a group of robots set to protect the last human on earth, a young girl, from a ravenous pack of roving zombies. The original comic book was created by Chris Ryall and Ashley Wood. Michael Bay will produce alongside Platinum Dunes' Brad Fuller and Andrew Form, the same team responsible for this past summer's Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. The film will be live-action.Read More
Shrek director Andrew Adamson has signed on to helm an adaptation of the Dark Horse Comics title Breath of Bones.
Steve Niles and Matt Santoro wrote the three-issue Breath of Bones mini-series, with artwork by Dave Wachter, who received a 2012 Russ Manning Award nomination for his work. The story is set during World War II, centering on a Jewish community that is discovered by the Nazis after a British plane crashes into their village. As the Nazi soldiers advance on their land, a Rabbi and his grandson construct a massive Golem monster to help defend them from the Third Reich. In Jewish folklore, a Golem is a creature made of clay that is brought to life through the use of magic charms or sacred words.Read More
Andrew Adamson (Shrek, The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe) is producing a big-screen adaptation of Beasts of Burden, based on the Dark Horse Comics series.
Evan Dorkin and Jill Thompson created the comic book series, which centers on a group of dogs and one cat who form an alliance to protect their owners after a series of bizarre supernatural occurrences take place.Read More
James Cameron and Andrew Adamson are teaming up for a brand new untitled 3D movie that is set inside the world of Cirque du Soleil, according to Deadline. Andrew Adamson will direct using James Cameron's 3D camera system.
Cameron will produce this new project, which has already started production. They will use 3D-captured performances from different Cirque du Soleil shows in Las Vegas and insert them as the backdrop for a mysterious world that the main character is magically transported into.Read More