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Script News: Amelia, Pixar, Priority, Eyes

By Garth Franklin Saturday December 1st 2012 12:37PM

Amelia Rules
Vivek Tiwary is set to produce film and TV adaptations of Jimmy Gownley’s graphic novel series "Amelia Rules!." The books follow a young girl as she navigates through a new town, a new school and the everyday trials of adolescence.

Tiwary plans to secure the involvement of musicians in acting roles as well as musical composition and will begin shopping the project to studios and networks in the coming months. [Source: Deadline]

Untitled Pixar Project
'Safety Not Guaranteed' scribe Derek Connolly is reportedly set to pen a new feature for Pixar and 'Day and Night' director Teddy Newton. [Source: Variety]

Priority Run
Arclight Film has picked up Terrance Mulloy's action spec "Priority Run" which Claudio Faeh is attached to direct. Fredrik Malmberg and Gary Hamilton will produce.

The story centers on a small group of correctional officers and inmates who must band together to fend off a mysterious attack when their prison bus is sabotaged on a remote stretch of highway. [Source: Heat Vision]

Trust Your Eyes
Peter O’Brien ("Halo: Reach," "The Chancellor Manuscript") has just been hired to pen a feature adaptation of Linwood Barclay's paranoid thriller novel "Trust Your Eyes" for Warner Bros. Pictures and director Todd Phillips.

The story follows a map-obsessed schizophrenic savant who witnesses a murder in New York through a computer map program, and then convinces his brother to investigate. These impulses never end well, and the siblings find themselves smack in the center of a deadly political conspiracy. [Source: Deadline]

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