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"Launch" Duo Thrown to Year "2012"

May 18, 2007 (2:58 am) GMT
"Failure to Launch" scribes Tom Astle and Matt Ember are brought together once more to write the script of family action-adventure "2012" for Paramount Pictures' Nickelodeon Movies.

Seems clicked in working together after partnering in "", writing duo Tom Astle and Matt Ember have agreed to again team up in penning for "2012", a new family action-adventure coming from Paramount Pictures' Nickelodeon Movies.

Astle and Ember recently were tapped to perform the same duty for "", Warner Bros. Pictures' adaptation of the 1960s comedy series created by Mel Brooks and Buck Henry. Along with the pair's recruitment for "2012", "Launch" helmer Tom Dey reportedly has also boarded the flick with an eye to direct.

As for the story, pic will center on a family who embarks on a vacation in December 2012, just as the Mayan calendar is coming to a close. Over the decades, many have prophesized that the world will end when the ancient calendar ceases on Dec. 21, 2012.


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