Andy Burg has imagined Huck as a period action drama about the continuing adventures of Huck Finn, Tom Sawyer and Becky Thatcher. In this latest version of Mark Twain’s legendary characters, however, the trio are now hot and in their late 20s. Peter Chernin and Dylan Clark are producing, with Matt Lopez and Liz Raposo is the executive in charge at Paramount. The studio bought Burg’s supernatural action script Hellified a few years back. Recently Paramount purchased Enzo Mileti and Scott Wilson spec, Swindle, starring Megan Fox and Zoe Saldana. The actresses will also produce that project with Moneyball producer Michael De Luca. Andy Burg is managed by Brucks Entertainment. Burg and Lopez are represented by ICM.
Paramount Nabs Andy Burg's Spec 'Huck'
What's Hot on Deadline
'Dunkirk' Takes Box Office By Storm With $55.4M No. 1 Spot For $105M+ Global Opening; 'Valerian' $23.5M Start - Int'l Box Office
Latest Film News
- How Warner Bros Beat The Period-Film Curse At The B.O. & Positioned ‘Dunkirk’ As A Summer Tentpole
- Where Are Next ‘Game Of Thrones’ & ‘Ready Player One’? Future Franchise Candidates
- 'Landline' Dials In With Top Number; 'The Beguiled' Crosses $10M – Specialty Box Office
- ‘Dunkirk’ Takes Box Office By Storm With $55.4M No. 1 Spot For $105M+ Global Opening; ‘Valerian’ $23.5M Start – Int’l…
- ‘Dunkirk’ Takes Warner Bros Past $1B; ‘Girls Trip’ Record Opening For Malcolm D. Lee; Reasons Why ‘Valerian…
- Venice Film Festival: Edgar Wright, Rebecca Hall, John Landis & More Get Jury Duty