Script News: Tibet, Friday, Almanac

Tibet Code
DreamWorks Animation’s Jeffrey Katzenberg has announced “Tibet Code,” an Indiana-Jones-style adventure based on a series of Chinese novels set in 9th-century Tibet.

The project is a co-production with China Media Capital and Shanghai Alliance Investment Company. Writing is about to get underway, but scribes have not been named. [Source: Deadline]

Black Friday
Mammo Media has acquired John Sullivan’s action-thriller spec script “Black Friday” with shooting to begin late this year.

The story revolves around a young man desperately trying to save his fiance when she’s kidnapped inside a mega-mall on the busiest shopping day of the year. [Source: Variety]

Paramount has given the green light to found footage time travel feature “Almanac” which Platinum Dunes will produce.

Andrew Stark and Jason Pagan penned the script, but specific plot details are under wraps. Dean Israelite makes his directorial debut on the project. [Source: Variety]