Trades: Lee, Tester, Autisim, Bloody

“Walt Disney Studios has entered into a multiyear, first-look deal with legendary comics creator Stan Lee and his production company POW! Entertainment. Specifics were not disclosed, but Lee and his production company will develop and produce all forms of entertainment for various platforms…” (full details)

“DreamWorks has acquired the spec script “Tester” by first-time scribe Colin Trevorrow. The story centers on a young war vet suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder who is recruited for a secret clinical trial that promises to cure his symptoms. He soon discovers that the chip implanted in his brain is not medicine – it is advanced neurotechnology designed to control his body as a weapon of war…” (full details)

“HBO has acquired the Tribeca buzz pic “Autism: The Musical” with plans for a limited theatrical run prior to its premiere on the net next year. The doco centers on a group of five autistic children who are given the chance to explore their creativity by putting on a musical under the instruction of a pro acting coach…” (full details)

“Lionsgate is currently developing a remake to George Mihalka’s 1981 horror film “My Bloody Valentine” and is now out for writers. In the original film a decades old folk tale surrounding a deranged murderer killing those who celebrate Valentine’s Day, turns out to be true to legend when a group defies the killer’s order and people start turning up dead…” (full details)