Tribeca to produce adaptation

Director Larry Guterman (“Cats and Dogs”) is attached to helm “Artemis Fowl,” the feature adaptation of the bestselling children’s book.

“Artemis Fowl,” which author Eoin Colfer once described as ” ‘Die Hard’ with fairies,” is the story of a 12-year-old criminal mastermind.

Jane Rosenthal and Robert De Niro’s Tribeca Prods. is producing the project

Miramax co-presidents of production Meryl Poster and Bob Osher oversee the production with VP of creative affairs Jennifer Wachtell. Supervising for Tribeca is VP of development Hardy Justice.

The Endeavor-repped Guterman is also attached to direct “Son of the Mask” for New Line Cinema.

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