The Reinvention of Kate: According to The Hollywood Reporter, The Walt Disney Co. has picked up The Reinvention of Kate for Craig Zadan and Neil Meron's Storyline Entertainment to produce.

Disney acquired the project as a pitch for a mid-six figure sum from writing pair Amy Rardin and Jessica O'Toole, who are now at work penning the screenplay. It's described as a comedy thriller about a young woman who works at a U.S. patent office. Everything in her life changes when someone applies for a patent that people around her are killing for.

Brian B.