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Netflix comings and goings: Donald Trump parody in, 'Tmnt' out

1 August 2016 11:02 AM, PDT | Hitfix | See recent Hitfix news »

Summer is coming to an end and the 2016-17 TV season is just around the corner (not to mention football and more football). So it’s a good time to cram in a whole collection of shows and movies on Netflix before your schedule gets so full you won’t know what to do with yourself. Some exciting additions are a couple Fast and Furious movies, No Country for Old Men and Funny Or Die Presents: Donald Trump’s Art of the Deal: The Movie, which stars Jonny Depp as Trump. Check out the list. Find a comfortable spot and begin watching. New to Netflix August 1 The American Side An Inconvenient Truth Apex: The Story of the Hypercar Beethoven’s Christmas Adventure Big Daddy Black Widow Critical Condition Deadfall Destination: Team USA Funny Or Die Presents: Donald Trump’s Art of the Deal: The Movie The Family Man The Fast and the Furious »

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Paramount picks up Clifford the Big Red Dog live-action/CG hybrid movie

2 July 2016 8:00 PM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

With Universal letting the rights lapse, Deadline is reporting that Paramount Pictures has snapped up the rights to Clifford the Big Red Dog, with Justin Malen (Bastards, Baywatch) penning the script for a live-action/CG animated hybrid adaptation.

Created by Norman BridwellClifford the Big Red Dog launched in 1963 and “follows the adventures of Emily Elizabeth, a young denizen of a rural island community who gets a red puppy for her birthday that grows to the rather unusual size of 25 feet tall.”

The book series spawned 65-episode animated show on PBS, which ran between 2000 and 2003, and was followed by a 39-episode prequel series from 2003 to 2004. The movie rights were optioned by Universal Pictures in 2012, with Illumination Entertainment originally involved, and was initially slated to arrive in April of this year.

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Movie News: New Look at 'X-Men' Series 'Legion'; 'Clifford the Big Red Dog' Is Coming

1 July 2016 12:00 PM, PDT | Movies.com | See recent Movies.com news »

Legion: A new photo from upcoming television series Legion reveals a new look at Dan Stevens (The Guest). Stevens plays David Haller, a mutant dealing with schizophrenia. In the Marvel comic book series New Mutants, the character is the son of Professor Charles Xavier. Aubrey Plaza, Jean Smart and Rachel Keller also star. The series will "likely feature all-new characters from the X-Men universe." Noah Hawley (TV's Fargo) wrote the pilot episode and will serve as showrunner for the FX series. [ScreenCrush]   Clifford the Big Red Dog: Paramount Pictures has acquired rights to Clifford the Big Red Dog. Written by Norman Bridwell and first published in 1963, the children's book series followed an 8-year-old girl and her adventures with a dog who grows to...

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Movie News: New Look at 'X-Men' Series 'Legion'

1 July 2016 12:00 PM, PDT | Movies.com | See recent Movies.com news »

Legion: A new photo from upcoming television series Legion reveals a new look at Dan Stevens (The Guest). Stevens plays David Haller, a mutant dealing with schizophrenia. In the Marvel comic book series New Mutants, the character is the son of Professor Charles Xavier. Aubrey Plaza, Jean Smart and Rachel Keller also star. The series will "likely feature all-new characters from the X-Men universe." Noah Hawley (TV's Fargo) wrote the pilot episode and will serve as showrunner for the FX series. [ScreenCrush]   Clifford the Big Red Dog: Paramount Pictures has acquired rights to Clifford the Big Red Dog. Written by Norman Bridwell and first published in 1963, the children's book series followed an 8-year-old girl and her adventures with a dog who grows to...

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Movie News: New Look at 'X-Men' Series 'Legion'; New 'War Dogs' Trailer Adds Bradley Cooper

1 July 2016 12:00 PM, PDT | Movies.com | See recent Movies.com news »

Legion: A new photo from upcoming television series Legion reveals a new look at Dan Stevens (The Guest). Stevens plays David Haller, a mutant dealing with schizophrenia. In the Marvel comic book series New Mutants, the character is the son of Professor Charles Xavier. Aubrey Plaza, Jean Smart and Rachel Keller also star. The series will "likely feature all-new characters from the X-Men universe." Noah Hawley (TV's Fargo) wrote the pilot episode and will serve as showrunner for the FX series. [ScreenCrush]   Clifford the Big Red Dog: Paramount Pictures has acquired rights to Clifford the Big Red Dog. Written by Norman Bridwell and first published in 1963, the children's book series followed an 8-year-old girl and her adventures with a dog who grows to...

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Clifford the Big Red Dog Movie Finds a Forever Home at Paramount

30 June 2016 3:00 PM, PDT | Slash Film | See recent Slash Film news »

Clifford the Big Red Dog has found a new forever home. Paramount is moving forward with a movie adaptation of the popular kids’ book series, setting Justin Malen (Baywatch) to write the script. The studio adopted the project after Universal decided to give it up. If you’ve not heard of Clifford the Big Red Dog, well, he’s […]

The post Clifford the Big Red Dog Movie Finds a Forever Home at Paramount appeared first on /Film. »

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‘Clifford the Big Red Dog’ Movie Moves to Paramount

30 June 2016 1:49 PM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Paramount Pictures is developing a movie adaptation of “Clifford the Big Red Dog” — a live-action/CG hybrid.

Paramount has tapped Justin Malen to write the screenplay about of the 25-foot-tall dog. Scholastic Media’s Deborah Forte will produce the film, based on Scholastic’s book series by Norman Bridwell.

The first book was centered on a young girl receiving a red puppy for her birthday that grows to be 25 feet tall. It was published by Scholastic in 1963, leading to more than 60 titles and 127 million books in print. Clifford is Scholastic’s official mascot.

Clifford the Big Red Dog” had been in development at Universal for several years with the studio announcing two years ago that it would be released in 2016. Paramount picked up the rights after the option lapsed.

Malen’s credits include Alcon’s comedy “Bastards,” which stars Owen Wilson and Ed Helms,” along with rewriting Paramount’s “Baywatch” and DreamWorks’ “Office Christmas Party. »

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Clifford The Big Red Dog Movie Roars To Life At Paramount

30 June 2016 12:58 PM, PDT | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

Though Universal first adopted Clifford the Big Red Dog, tentatively placing a big-screen movie on course for release in 2016, Deadline brings word that the giant canine has now found a home at Paramount.

Enlisting screenwriter Justin Malen (Baywatch), it’s understood the rejuvenated feature film will incorporate both CGI and live-action sequences in a manner not dissimilar to Jon Favreau’s The Jungle Book.

A product of celebrated author and cartoonist Norman Bridwell, Clifford the Big Red Dog first roared to life all the way back in the early ’60s, going on to become a fixture of childhoods nationwide through Bridwell’s own novels and the eventual TV adaptations. Now, a bona fide feature film is in the works.

Orbiting around Emily Elizabeth, a pint-sized young girl who grows up in a rural community, Clifford kicks into gear when, inexplicably, Emily’s loveable birthday present grows to be 25 feet tall. »

- Michael Briers

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Paramount Plans "Clifford The Big Red Dog" Film

30 June 2016 11:04 AM, PDT | Dark Horizons | See recent Dark Horizons news »

Paramount Pictures has picked up the film rights to the beloved children's book series "Clifford the Big Red Dog" and is developing it as a live-action/CG hybrid feature (ala "The Smurfs," "Garfield").

Justin Malen, who penned the upcoming "Baywatch" film, will adapt the script from the 75-book strong series created by Norman Bridwell in 1963. The story follows the 25-foot-tall canine and his owner, the young Emily Elizabeth, and their misadventures together.

The books were previously adapted into a video series in the 1980s, two television series, and a 2004 animated film. David Bowers ("Astro Boy") was attached to helm this film when it was previously setup at Universal Pictures.

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- Garth Franklin

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‘Clifford The Big Red Dog’ Movie Unleashed At Paramount With Scribe Justin Malen

30 June 2016 10:15 AM, PDT | Deadline | See recent Deadline news »

Exclusive: Paramount Pictures has adopted Clifford The Big Red Dog, after Universal Pictures put the pooch to the curb. Paramount sparked to a pitch by Justin Malen, who’ll write the script for a film that will be a live-action/CG hybrid. Universal had developed it for years, and even once dated the picture for release in early 2016. When Silvertongue Films’ Deb Forte decided to take the material in a new direction, Universal let the option lapse. Clifford was launched in… »

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