Movie fans have been awaiting an adaptation of the Steve Alten book MEG: A Novel of Deep Terror for a long, long time. The movie, simply titled MEG, has been fighting its way toward making it to the big screen for almost two decades now, and it looks like it might finally be ready to become a reality.
It’s being reported that Eli Roth, director of Cabin Fever, Hostel, and Hostel: Part II, has entered into negotiations to direct the movie for Warner Brothers.
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Another project we haven’t heard from in a while is the movie based on the popular Hasbro toy, Stretch Armstrong.
The movie was once set up at Universal Pictures with The Twilight Saga star Taylor Lautner attached to star, but it has since departed Universal and found its way to Relativity Media’s doorstep, who have been developing it since.
No actors are attached to star in the new attempt at making the movie yet, but the studio has found their director. It’s being reported that they’ve entered into negotiations with Breck Eisner to sit in the director’s chair, working from a script by Dean Georgaris.