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The script was adapted by Jonathan Penner (Let The Devil Wear Black) from the short story "The Bridge to Body Island" by Robert Damon Schneck, which chronicles the harrowing events experienced by three Wisconsin college students in the early 1990s. Stacy Title (The Last Supper, Snoop Dogg's Hood of Horror, and the Oscar-nominated short Down on the Waterfront) will direct. The log line and plot details are currently being kept under wraps.
Trevor Macy will produce through his Intrepid Pictures banner with Marc D. Evans and David Prior as executive producers. Overseeing production for TWC-Dimension are Matthew Signer, Evp of Production and Creative Affairs for TWC-Dimension, and Keith Levine, Svp of Production and Development.
Here's what Matthew Signer had to say in a brief statement.
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The deal includes a proceed-to-production commitment.
Stacy Title (“The Last Supper”) will direct from a script adapted by Jonathan Penner from the short story “The Bridge to Body Island” by Robert Damon Schneck, chronicling the harrowing events experienced by three Wisconsin college students in the early 1990s.
Schneck’s story appeared in the anthology “The President’s Vampire: Strange-but-True Tales of the United States of America.”
TWC said the logline and plot details are currently being kept under wraps.
- Dave McNary
Though we don't yet know much about the film other than the fact that it's of the supernatural variety, TWC-Dimension has just picked up a script called The Bye Bye Man, and they seem pretty certain that it's going to scare our collective pants right the hell off. Read on for the first word!
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The script was adapted by Jonathan Penner (Let The Devil Wear Black) from the short story “The Bridge to Body Island” by Robert Damon Schneck, which chronicles the harrowing events experienced by three Wisconsin college students in the early 1990s. Stacy Title (The Last Supper, Hood Of Horror, and the Oscar-nominated short Down On The Waterfront) will direct. The log line and plot details are currently being kept under wraps. »
- John Squires
TWC-Dimension announced today that they have acquired worldwide rights to Intrepid Pictures. supernatural thriller The Bye Bye Man, with a proceed-to-production commitment. Stacy Title (The Last Supper, Hood of Horror and the Oscar-Nominated short "Down on the Waterfront") will direct from a script by Jonathan Penner (Let the Devil Wear Black), adapting the short story .The Bridge to Body Island,. by Robert Damon Schneck. »
The Weinstein Company and Dimension Films acquired worldwide distribution rights to horror film “The Bye Bye Man,” directed by Stacy Title. The film's plot is being kept under wraps, but it is based on a short story that follows the harrowing events experienced by three Wisconsin college students in the 1990s. The script was adapted by Jonathan Penner, who also wrote “Let the Devil Wear Black.” Also read: Tarantino's ‘Hateful Eight’ Shoot Begins in January, Weinstein Distributing Title's other directing credits include “The Last Supper,” “Hood of Horror” and Oscar-nominated short “Down on the Waterfront.” Trevor Macy will produce through his Intrepid Pictures. »
- Gina Hall
As long-time fans of whip-smart scene-stealer Elizabeth Banks, we were stoked for her leading role in Walk of Shame. Unfortunately, this raunchy vehicle is proving a lemon for the comedienne, failing to impress critics, or theater audiences (though numbers suggest it's doing well on VOD). Now to top it off, she's being sued over it. THR reports Elizabeth Banks and the producers of Walk Of Shame are being sued by Dan Rosen, a screenwriter who claims the concept for the film was stolen from a script he gave Banks back in 2007. He's filed the case through his production company, ironically called Shame on You Productions. Rosen's published screenplay credits include the horror comedy The Last Supper, which centers on a bunch of psychotic liberals who turn cannibal on conservatives, and the little-known R-rated comedy Freeloaders. In his suit, Rosen claims he penned a screenplay called Darci's Walk of Shame, and »
Less than a week after Walk of Shame was simultaneously released in theaters and through VOD outlets, its producers have been hit with a lawsuit that claims that the indie film starring Elizabeth Banks was misappropriated from a writer's screenplay. The plaintiff in the case is Shame on You Productions, operated by Dan Rosen, whose screen credits include The Last Supper and Freeloaders. According to the complaint filed on Wednesday in California federal court, Rosen attempted to get a screenplay called "Darci's Walk of Shame" developed seven years ago. Film Review: 'Walk of Shame' While idea theft cases are common, this
- Eriq Gardner
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