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'Spider-Man' Director to Produce Monster Movie

March 12, 2008 (8:29 am) GMT
Sam Raimi has signed on to produce a new action adventure film entitled 'Monster Zoo' for Universal Pictures.
Sam Raimi

As Paramount Picture acquired the feature film rights to the adaptation of Douglas TenNapel's graphic novel "", it was said that the man behind the blockbuster series "Spider-Man" Sam Raimi is going to act as the film's producer. According to Variety, the 48-year-old filmmaker has committed to produce the action adventure film via his Buckaroo Entertainment.

In producing the film, Raimi will be partnering with his cohort Josh Donen as well as ""'s Ellen Goldsmith Vein. Concerning the film itself, "Zoo" centers on a young boy who finds out that the zoo in his town has a mutated, caged animals. He and other teenagers then team up to stop the critters from destroying the world.

Raimi became known for his works in classic horror film "The Evil Dead" and also in -starrer "Spider-Man" series. He is currently developing and prepping for another Universal's film project "" which initial leading actress had just pulled out and be replaced by .

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