Paramount is giving Huckleberry Finn and Tom Sawyer a 21st century makeover. …
The storyline is being kept under wraps, but the project is described as a re-imagining in the vein of Snow White and the Huntsman, focusing on Sawyer and Finn as adults. There also are supernatural elements to the script.
Chernin and Clark are the producers behind Rise of the Planet of the Apes and are in production on Oblivion, Universal’s sci-fi project starring Tom Cruise.
Lopez is a screenwriter whose credits include Bedtime Stories and The Sorcerer’s Apprentice.