Chaos Walking

'Back to the Future' Helmer Robert Zemeckis in Talks to Take on 'Chaos Walking'

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by Damon Houx September 10, 2013 07:05 PM
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Though the latest round of Young Adult adaptations have mostly been misses ('Beautiful Creatures,' 'The Host,' 'The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones'), the success of the 'Twilight' and 'Harry Potter' adaptations means that Hollywood will keep returning to that well. Now the genre could produce its biggest (or at least most prestigious) title yet: Oscar winner Robert Zemeckis is in talks to helm the first book in the 'Chaos Walking' series from a script written by Oscar winner Charlie Kaufman.

Charlie Kaufman Signs On for 'Chaos Walking'

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by Damon Houx April 23, 2012 08:11 PM
Sony Pictures
For most artists - especially in the current economic climate - you need to make some choices that may not be what your heart wants, but keeps your pocketbook afloat (and possibly allows you artistic freedoms at a later date). Which may explain why Academy award winner Charlie Kaufman signed on to adapt 'Chaos Walking' for Lionsgate.