Alcon Ent. cages 'Cryptozoo Crew'


Alcon Entertainment has picked up the rights to "Cryptozoo Crew," a graphic novel by Jerry Carr and Allan Gross, and tapped Joe Gazzam to adapt it into a big-screen feature.

Alcon's Andrew Kosove and Broderick Johnson will produce with Lloyd Phillips and Circle of Confusion's production arm.

"Cryptozoo" centers on a member of a secret organization charged with protecting the identity of rare animals known as Cryptids. He teams with a beautiful doctor to protect a species from falling into the wrong hands.

Alcon's Jesse Israel brought the project to the Warner Bros.-based shingle and will oversee with senior vp development Steven Wegner.

Gazzam is repped by ICM and Circle of Confusion, which also reps Carr and Gross.(partialdiff)
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