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Wake the Dead, Son of the Mask, Garfield: C2F Wrap for August 8, 2003

by  in Movie News, TV News Comment

WAKE THE
DEAD
[Wake The Dead]

Variety
reports that comic scribe Steve Niles has sold the rights to yet another comic
property. Dimension Films has picked up rights to his upcoming IDW book
“Wake the Dead” after discovering the book at Comic-Con International.

Ted Adams, president of IDW Publishing will executive produce the movie along
with Niles.

Niles recently sold the rights to another IDW title, “30 Days of
Night,” last year for a seven figure sum. More recently he set up his
“Criminal Macabre” book

The “Wake” deal also gives Dimension first look Niles’ next IDW
title, “Remains.”

SON OF THE
MASK

MTV
chatted up up Jamie Kennedy about his work on the upcoming “Son of the
Mask”

“I’m not playing the Jim Carrey character, I’m playing a different
character. … I play a father,” Kennedy told MTV at the recent Teen Choice
Awards.

Kennedy is set to Tim Avery a cartoonist whose infant son comes into
possession of the mask of Loki. Alan Cumming on board to play Loki.

 

GARFIELD


Aint-it-cool-news.com
scored a first look at the teaser poster for the upcoming CGI
“Garfield” movie. The image apparently was included in promotional
materials distributed by Fox in the UK.