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[03/25/09 - 09:01 AM]
Cartoon Network Continues Its Evolution with Largest, Most Diverse Development Slate in Network History
19 new programming ventures are on tap, including three new action-adventure and four new comedy animated series as well as six live-action "alternative" half-hour series.







TIGER'S APPRENTICE (CARTOON)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
???
STATUS:
telefilm/mini-series greenlighted
DESCRIPTION:
(from Cartoon Network's press release, March 2009) The best-selling young adult book by Lawrence Yep will be brought to life in a live-action movie. Tom Lee, a teenager suddenly orphaned, is put under the protection of Mr. Hu, a mystical tiger who can take human form. Wayne Wang (The Joy Luck Club) is attached to serve as executive producer/director, Oscar(R)-nominated screenwriter David Magee (Finding Neverland) adapted the book and Jane Startz (Tuck Everlasting, Indian in the Cupboard) serves as executive producer.
CREW INFORMATION:
· David Magee as WRTR
· Jane Startz as EP
· Lawrence Yep as BOOK
· Wayne Wang as EP/DIR
GENRE(S):
· based on a book
· mow
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· no information is available