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'Corduroy' Movie Lands Brother-Sister Writing Team (Exclusive)

Brother-and-sister duo Jack and Kate Angelo have been tapped to pen Corduroy, CBS Films’ adaptation of the classic Don Freeman children’s book.

At the same time, Walden Media has come aboard to co-finance and co-develop the project, which has Tim Story, helmer of the Fantastic Four and Ride Along movies, set to direct and produce.

The book tells of a teddy bear who, over the course of one night in a closed department store, goes on an adventure to find his lost button so that he can find the home and the friend that he has always wanted.

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Tim Story in talks to direct Corduroy movie

Variety is reporting that Fantastic Four and Ride Along director Tim Story is in talks to direct an adaptation of Don Freeman’s beloved children’s novel Corduroy for CBS Films.

Published in 1968, Corduroy has sold tens of millions of copies over the years, and tells the tale of a department store teddy bear who sets off on an adventure to find a missing button on his overalls so that he can find the home and the friend he’s always longed for.

Corduroy is listed on numerous ‘greatest children’s books’ polls, including the New York Public Library’s 100 Great Children’s Books From the Last 100 Years and the National Education Association’s Teachers’ Top 100 Books for Children.
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'Corduroy' Movie in the Works With 'Ride Along' Director Tim Story (Exclusive)

The children’s classic Corduroy is heading to the big screen. Tim Story, the director of the Fantastic Four and Ride Along movies, is in negotiations to direct the adaptation of the Don Freeman book, which quietly got set up at CBS Films. The book tells of a teddy bear who, over the course of one night in a closed department store, goes on an adventure to find his lost button so that he can find the home and the friend that he has always wanted. But the book, published 1968 at the height of the civil rights era, broke ground

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CBS Creating Stage Shows Based on ‘Brady Bunch,’ More

Theater audiences will soon get to see the story of what happens when a lovely lady meets a man named Brady.

CBS Consumer Products has partnered with creator Sherwood Schwartz’s family on a comedic musical stage show based on his sitcom “The Brady Bunch.” The play will feature a new story, but will still focus on the original characters from the sitcom about a happy band of stepsiblings and their newly married parents. Schwartz’s children, Lloyd J. Schwartz and Hope Juber, wrote the book. Juper wrote the music with her husband, Wings guitarist Laurence Juber. Production dates are not yet available.

CBS is also bellying up to the bar for “Cheers Live on Stage,” a stage production that will showcase classic moments from the long-running sitcom that starred Ted Danson as often-troubled Boston bar owner Sam Malone. Stageworks Media is developing the production, which will be produced and
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