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Paramount Pictures Taking Grip on "Kringle"

February 28, 2007 (9:23 am) GMT
Paramount Pictures and producer Lorenzo Di Bonaventura have acquired the rights to adapt Tony Abbot's novel "Kringle" for the big screen.

Providing a new option that the whole family members can enjoy, Paramount Pictures is about to develop a family adventure flick entitled "" with famed producer Lorenzo Di Bonaventura, Variety has revealed.

Based on Tony Abbott's novel of the same name, the project will be a live-action feature and is likely to closely follow the original source material which explores the origin of the Kris Kringle myth and how Christmas came to be.

Attached to direct is "" helmer Mark Dindal who also is set to co-write the screenplay alongside "Bad Company" scribe Jason Richman. Meanwhile Di Bonaventura will produce through his eponymous production company.

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