Benderspink is adapting "Last Blood," based on Bobby Crosby's comicbook centered on a band of vampires protecting the Earth's last human survivors of a zombie apocalypse.
Fox Atomic is acquiring the novel "Naomi and Ely's No Kiss List" and will develop it as a star vehicle for "Heroes" star Hayden Panettiere. Amy Andelson and Emily Meyer will write the script.
Next week's Mip international TV sales confab in Cannes will be a coming-out party for ShineReveille Intl., the distribution wing of the powerhouse indies that merged in February.
Twentieth Century Fox has acquired rights to "Anything, Anywhere, Anytime," an article in the March edition of Men's Vogue about daredevil cargo pilots.
Universal has acquired nonfiction tome "First Man: The Life of Neil A. Armstrong" and will turn it into a film about the first person to set foot on the moon.
Twentieth Century Fox has scooped up Alan McElroy's action-thriller spec "Man and Wife" for mid-six figures.
Screen Gems has promoted John Graham to creative executive.
Los Angeles-based sales and finance company LongTale Intl. has picked up worldwide sales rights to Chinese-American helmer Sherwood Hu's "Prince of the Himalayas."
Miami-based Venevision Intl. has picked up U.S. DVD, video-on-demand, pay-per-view, pay and free-to-air TV rights to Colombian box office hit "Esto huele mal" (Lies), a sex comedy helmed by Jorge Ali…
Catherine Breillat's costume crowdpleaser "The Last Mistress" will open the San Fran fest, one of three pics to feature Asia Argento.
DreamWorks has snapped up graphic novel "The Return of King Doug" for Ben Stiller to produce as a potential starring vehicle.