News Shorts: September 15th 2008

“Sony Pictures Classics has acquired North American and Australian rights to Endgame Entertainment’s “A Chorus Line” docu “Every Little Step”. SPC will likely release the film next Spring to coincide with the Tonys. The film is a behind-the-scenes look at auditions for a revival of the Broadway classic…” (full details)

“There’s an apparent behind-the-scenes battle going on over film adaptations of the graphic novels “War Heroes” by Mark Millar and “Grunts” by Shannon Eric Denton and Keith Giffen…” (full details)

“Universal Studios is reportedly set to re-open its King Kong ride – only this time basing the experience on Peter Jackson’s bloated 2005 re-make…” (full details)

“Fox TV has greenlit an animated pilot about a dysfunctional family set in the world of NASCAR. Comedian Jeff Foxworthy will produce and lend his voice…” (full details)

“Robert Adetuyi (“Stop the Yard”) will pen an untitled Disturbia-esque teen thriller for Rogue Pictures…” (full details)