Pixar's John Carter Will Have Really Tanned Martians
Speaking to MTV , actress Lynn Collins revealed that she's seen workups of fight sequences she'll have to film and some initial effects work for Pixar's John Carter Of Mars. The big screen adaptation of the Edgar Rice Burroughs pulp classics will be Pixar's first live action movie. "We're actually getting into some hair and makeup tests this week to see what the look is like," said Collins, who plays the humanoid Martian princess Dejah Thoris. "It's really collaborative and really creative and I'm really excited about it. I think they're going for a really great tan, like the best-tan-you-can-ever-imagine type of thing."
More King TV From The Dead Zone Team
A Stephen King novella, The Colorado Kid, is set to become a TV series made by many of the same team who turned King's The Dead Zone into a six-season success. According to Variety the new show, which will be renamed Haven, is about a spooky town in Maine where cursed folk live normal lives in exile, but when those curses start returning, FBI agent Audrey Parker is brought in to keep those supernatural forces at bay. Among the former Dead Zone team who will be working on Haven are Scott Shepherd (who will serve as showrunner and exec produce), Lloyd Segan, Shawn Piller (exec producers) and Sam Ernst and Jim Dunn (writing the pilot).
Daisy Director Moves Onto Superhero Housewife
Addams Family director Barry Sonnenfeld, who also helmed the Pushing Daisies pilot and helped craft the show's unique visual style, is producing and directing the pilot for a new half-hour comedy series about a hassled mum who discovers a special suit that gives her super powers. The ABC project has yet to be named, reports Variety .
Warners have been developing a Green Arrow movie called Super Max for a while now, which places the DC hero in a maximum security prison for superpowered villains. Now it looks as like if they ever greenlight the project, they'll have to rename it, because Columbia has bought a script for a movie called Supermax... set in a maximum-security prison for the supernatural. According to The Hollywood Reporter the script is by actors-turned-writers Mitch Rouse and Christopher Nelson.