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Script News: Royal, Alibar, Playdate

By Garth Franklin Sunday May 20th 2012 12:00PM

Untitled Royal Wedding Project
Nancy Meyers ("Something’s Gotta Give," "It’s Complicated") has been hired to do some polishing on the script for Sony’s untitled Royal Wedding project.

Scott Neustadter and Michael Weber penned the current script about a girl from the Midwest who travels to England and winds up meeting a prince. [Source: The Hollywood Reporter]

Untitled Lucy Alibar Project
"Beasts Of The Southern Wild" co-scribe Lucy Alibar has been hired to pen a currently untitled film for Escape Artists.

The story is said to be inspired by her play 'Christmas and Jubilee Behold the Meteor Shower', the same way 'Beasts' was based on Alibar's play 'Juicy and Delicious'. [Source: Deadline]

Playdate
20th Century Fox is set to hire Tim Hill and Dave Johnson to pen the family film "Playdate" as a directing vehicle for Hill ("Hop," "Alvin and the Chipmunks").

The plot is being kept under wraps. [Source: Deadline]

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