Mad Monster Party: According to Variety, Warner Bros. Pictures and Basil Iwanyk's Thunder Road Prods. will produce a live-action feature adaptation of the 1967 Rankin & Bass animated special Mad Monster Party.

John Pardee and Joey Murphy will write the script, in which Baron Von Frankenstein calls together all of cinema's classic monsters for a conference and announces that he's turning over their leadership to his clueless nephew.

Warners optioned the property from Canal Plus. Original program was a production of Embassy Pictures.

Brian B.