New Line tentpole dips into 'Inkheart'

Rooney, David; Dawtrey, Adam
February 2004
Daily Variety;2/26/2004, Vol. 282 Issue 44, p6
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Reports that New Line Cinema has acquired rights to develop German children's author Cornelia Funke's novel "Inkheart" as a potential children's fantasy franchise. New Line's search for another multi-installment fantasy blockbuster following the success of the "Lord of the Rings" series; Coverage of the deal with Funke; Plot and characters of "Inkheart".


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