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The producer of “Kids Are All Right,” “Beasts of No Nation” and “Hello, My Name is Doris” won the dramatic thriller in a competitive bid.
Being pitched as a high concept drama in the vein of This is Us, the short story marks the first big Hollywood sale for the writer and first to originate from digital platform Medium.com.
Now into producers, this hot new spec from the writer of Rose Red promises two powerful female leads and a dark twist on the worlds we thought we knew.
Before she was Oprah, she was a nascent reporter in 1970’s Baltimore, struggling through personal and professional failures that threatened to derail her career unless she could find the true, inner voice that would change media forever.
In partnership with Ridley Scott’s Scott Free, the first book to hit the market from the 2016 Launch Pad Manuscript Competition and publisher Inkshares is ready to remind you of what fear truly is.
One intriguing potential replacement would be Patty Jenkins, who still hasn’t closed her deal to direct Wonder Woman 2. It sure would be interesting if she handed that superhero sequel off to someone else to make Star Wars history as the franchise’s first female filmmaker.
While it’s a bit unclear whether Jason Momoa and Corin Hardy remain attached to respectively star in and direct the film, insiders suggest both men are still part of the studio’s plan, as both are on the rise.
The former assistant at Pulse Films left a screenplay on the desk of literary manager Brian Levy, who helped get it read by producer Zev Foreman of Voltage Pictures, which led to the competitive sale to Warner Bros. for an undisclosed amount.
The Oscar-nominated filmmaker was closely involved with the Jason Bourne movies at Universal, directing 2012’s The Bourne Legacy, but he received acclaim in 2007, directing George Clooney in the Best Picture-nominated Michael Clayton.
The real-life thriller will tell the story of terrorist Anders Behring Breivik, a right-wing Christian extremist who killed 77 people with his 2011 terrorist acts. It will be filmed in Norway with a $20 million budget under the eye of producer Scott Rudin, who nabbed the rights to release the film through his Netflix features division.
He’ll work with managers Adam Riback and David Brown as Endgame Entertainment and Romark Entertainment develop his pilot script Dead Men.