2 February 2012 | Comingsoon.net | See recent Comingsoon.net news »

Dimension Films has announced that Matt Lieberman, a recent alumni of the Disney writers program, will write their upcoming remake of Short Circuit . As announced last summer , Tim Hill will direct. .Dimension has had great success with the 'Spy Kids' family series which grossed over $500 million worldwide,. said Bob Weinstein, co-chairman of The Weinstein Company. .We are looking for 'Short Circuit' to be our next family franchise and are excited to be working with Matt Lieberman and Tim Hill, who has had great International success with 'Hop' and 'Alvin and the Chipmunks'." David Foster, who produced the original, is producing with Ryan E. Heppe, John Hyde and Brian Manis. Shooting is scheduled for the end of the year with a release in Summer 2013. »

Report a problem

Similar News Items

Dimension Films [us]
Spy Kids (2001)
Alvin and the Chipmunks (2007)

IMDb.com, Inc. takes no responsibility for the content or accuracy of the above news articles, Tweets, or blog posts. This content is published for the entertainment of our users only. The news articles, Tweets, and blog posts do not represent IMDb's opinions nor can we guarantee that the reporting therein is completely factual. Please visit the source responsible for the item in question to report any concerns you may have regarding content or accuracy.

See our NewsDesk partners