Director Simon Hunter and I had breakfast with Susan Sarandon this morning in Beverly Hills. Susan is interested in playing the role of ‘Iphigenia’. Judy Davis is interested in playing ‘Margarita.’ Winona Ryder is still attached to play ‘Carla.’ It would be a dream cast if we can pull it together.
LA-based producer of FIGHT CLUB, Ross Grayson Bell, is to shoot a $3.5 million feature in Queensland in mid-2000. Set in Australia’s tropical north during the 1970s, FRIEND OF DOROTHY tells the story of a 16-year-old boy’s coming-of-age through his relationship with a fifty-some-thing teacher. Jeanie Drynan (recently nominated for an AH Award for her […]
Sky Broadcasting has picked up the American book COLD CALLER, by Jason Starr, with Kevin Allen (TWIN TOWN) attached to direct and playwright Nick Stafford (WAR HORSE) attached to write. Ross Grayson Bell (FIGHT CLUB) is producing along with Kate McCreery. Described as “white collar noir”, COLD CALLER is about a downwardly mobile yuppie who’ll […]
People can fool us. It is very difficult to discern others’ true natures behind all the masks they wear and the games they play. This dilemma is at the core of this psychological thriller, an American remake of Claude Miller’s French film, based on the book Brainwash by John Wainwright. Director Stephen Hopkins has set […]
No wonder Gus Van Sant and Johnny Depp have been attracted to the material. Adapted from William’s 1948 short story, ONE ARM is a “an experimental film-play” (to use the writer’s own words) about a Navy boxing champion named Ollie Olsen (played by Mr. Elder) who loses a limb, as well as other more intangible […]
After a sensational meeting in London, Michael Winterbottom (CRACKER) has come on board MAMA & ME with the idea of relocating the story from Las Vegas to Brighton. We are now out to: Mark Shivas at BBC; Kerith Putnam at HBO Showcase; and Claudine Sainderichin at CIBY 2000.
Academy Award winning director Xavier Koller (JOURNEY OF HOPE) has come on board THE MIRACLE OF PELHAM BAY PARK. The story of an eleven-year-old girl who has a vision of the Virgin Mary in Pelham Bay Park (New York) and how the church try to crush her, the film will star: Harvey Keitel, Anna Paquin […]
Based on real characters, MAMA & ME, tells the poignant story of two outcasts; a teenager from an abusive family, and a lonely, cross-dressing man, who miraculously find each other, and themselves, in a world determined to keep them apart. Set in the suburban wastelands of Las Vegas, the script delves into the pain of […]
A hardened DEA agent from the streets of New York, is given his toughest assignment — to team up with a Colombian cop and find the connection of a drug shipments and the U.S. government.
Roger Corman is the legendary king of B-movies and has produced or directed close to 400 films, including cult classics like 1960′s The Little Shop of Horrors (which he famously shot in just two days), 1975′s Death Race 2000 (co-starring a pre-Rocky Sylvester Stallone) and the so-bad-it’s-good Carnosaur horror series from the ’90s. In the […]