Jeff Pope Can See “A Speck in the Sea”

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by: Sammy Mink

has been tapped to pen the script for . Based on the New York Times Magazine article “A Speck in the Sea” by Paul Tough, the adventure drama chronicles the survival of 45-year old lobster fisherman John Aldridge, who one morning slipped off his boat and fell into the Atlantic 40 miles from the Long Island shore while his fishing partner, Anthony Sosinski slept. Harvey Weinstein, Jason Blum, and Rachael Horovitz are producing the project.

Pope is the Oscar nominated writer of last year’s biopic Philomena and the crime thriller Essex Boys. Pope has also written for multiple movies and series like The Magician, Mrs. Biggs, and The Widower.

Pope is repped by and

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