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Sesame Street: David Guion and Michael Handelman will write a screenplay for a big-screen version of TV's venerable educational series Sesame Street. The duo previously teamed to work on Shawn Levy's Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb and the comedy Dinner for Schmucks. Levy is serving as one of the producers on the upcoming adaptation. [Deadline] Hindenburg: A new movie version of the real-life Hindenburg disaster is on its way. In 1937, the German passenger airship Hindenburg caught fire while docking in New Jersey (above), resulting in 36 deaths and bringing the airship era to a tragic conclusion. Gary Spinelli is writing a new script revolving around an airship engineer who books passage on the Hindenburg for his Jewish girlfriend in an effort to save...
- Peter Martin
Who doesn't remember growing up with Sesame Street? I know it helped me as a kid as I began learning to spell and count (ah, ah, ah). Now it seems a new feature film is on its way from Warner Bros. According to Deadline, they've even tapped scribes David Guion & Michael Handelman (Night At The Museum: Secret Of The Tomb and Dinner With Schmucks) to write the script. Shawn Levy, who... Read More »
- Damion Damaske
The way to Sesame Street will soon run through your local theater. Warner Bros. is moving ahead with a Sesame Street movie, setting Night at the Musuem: Secret of the Tomb scribes David Guion and Michael Handelman to write the script. Shawn Levy, whose recent producing credits include Denis Villeneuve’s Arrival and Netflix’s Stranger Things, will produce. Deadline reports the latest on […]
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- Angie Han
Through the past 47 years on television, Sesame Street has been one of our most enduring cultural touchstones, as generations of children have learned letters, numbers, sharing, and cooperation at the feet of Big Bird, Cookie Monster, and Elmo. So a leap to the big screen is such a natural idea, it’s surprising it’s only happened twice, with 1985’s Follow That Bird, and 1999’s The Adventures Of Elmo In Grouchland.
But keeping to Sesame Workshop’s roughly-every-15-years schedule, a return to the big screen is in the works. Deadline reports that Warner Bros., whose sister company HBO now airs Sesame Street before passing episodes to PBS for a second run, has hired David Guion and Michael Handelman, the screenwriting duo behind Night At The Museum: Secret Of The Tomb, Dinner For Schmucks, and the Zach Braff vehicle The Ex.
It’s too soon to tell what ...
- Mike Vago
Tony Sokol Nov 17, 2016
Sesame Street, the children’s TV workshop that changed early education in the Us in particular, will be returning to the big screen for the first time since the 1985 film Sesame Street Presents: Follow That Bird.
The upcoming movie live-action Sesame Street movie will be written by David Guion and Michael Handelman, who penned Night At The Museum: Secret Of The Tomb, Night at the Museum 3 and Dinner for Schmucks. Sesame Street is now set up at Warner Bros, who took over the film from 20th Century Fox. The new pair take over for writers Joseph Mazzarino and Mike Jones.
Like Disney’s recent Muppet films, the Sesame Street movie will be set in New York City. The 47 year-old children’s show was recently picked up by HBO as part of their children’s programming block. »
Sesame Street: David Guion and Michael Handelman will write a screenplay for a big-screen version of TV's venerable educational series Sesame Street. The duo previously teamed to work on Shawn Levy's Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb and the comedy Dinner for Schmucks. Levy is serving as one of the producers on the upcoming adaptation. [Deadline] Hindenburg: A new movie version of the real-life Hindenburg disaster is on its way. In 1937, the German passenger...
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Exclusive: David Guion & Michael Handelman have been set to script a feature film based on the venerable educational kids show Sesame Street for Warner Bros. They’ll start with a treatment as the studio finds a handle for a narrative family film based on the 47-year-old show that has been redone by WB’s sister company, HBO. The feature is being produced by Shawn Levy, Michael Aguilar and Entertainment 360’s Guymon Casady, along with rightsholder Sesame Workshop (formerly… »
7 items from 2016
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