News briefs: Shatner gets Weird; Dragons adapted

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Patrick Lee
Dec 14, 2012

William Shatner traveled to Cannes to unveil his reality show, Weird or What, Variety reported; the Discovery Channel series will examine some of the weirdest unsolved cases around the world, ranging from paranormal phenomena, to medical oddities and bizarre natural disasters.
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Travis Adam Wright has been hired to adapt Here, There Be Dragons and The Search for the Red Dragon, the first two books in James A. Owen's young-adult fantasy series The Chronicles of the Imaginarium Geographica, according to The Hollywood Reporter.
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New Regency is in negotiations to pick up I'm.mortal, a sci-fi script from Andrew Niccol, who also will direct the film project, set in the not-too-distant future where the aging gene has been switched off, The Hollywood Reporter's Heat Vision blog reported.
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