Peter Glover also purchased my treatment for adapting Nancy Wake’s war time heroics (she is one of World War II’s most decorated soldiers). His plan is to set the project up with director Bruce Beresford. I will not be traveling with the project and I wish Peter and Bruce (if he comes onboard) all the […]
No evidence of harm does not equate with no harm having occurred! Today I closed a deal with Jeff Skoll’s Participant Productions to produce a film adaptation of David Kirby’s non-fiction book, EVIDENCE OF HARM, about the mercury in vaccines and the autism epidemic in the U.S. Brian Cowden is attached to write.
Elevate Film Festival is the first 48-hour film festival to challenge the international film community to create works of social and global importance. The participating producers and directors draw a topic on Friday at noon and have 48 hours to produce a film or music video to be screened two days later at the festival. […]
Having just closed a first-look producing deal at Jeff Skoll’s Participant Productions, the company has brought me on to produce their adaptation of Pete FitzSimon’s biography of NANCY WAKE with William Brookfield (CLOSE YOUR EYES) writing.
New Line Cinema has acquired the comedy pitch “Ingle Woods” from Duane Martin and Lawrence Bender Prods., with Jamie Foxx attached to star. New Line will hire a writer to pen the script from Martin’s story. Comedy is the story of Ingle Woods, a golfer raised in Inglewood who plays golf when he isn’t working […]
Studio seeking scribe to pen comedy. New Line Cinema has acquired the comedy pitch “Ingle Woods” from Duane Martin and Lawrence Bender Prods., with Jamie Foxx attached to star. New Line will hire a writer to pen the script from Martin’s story. Comedy is the story of Ingle Woods, a golfer raised in Inglewood who […]
Lawrence Bender Prods. has signed first-look deals with producer and producer Ross Grayson Bell (“Fight Club”). Bell also served as the executive producer of “Under Suspicion” starring Gene Hackman and Morgan Freeman. Barber, who first produced “The Adventures of Sebastian Cole,” began her career working with filmmakers Abel Ferrara and Robert De Niro. Bender most […]
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 […]
FIGHT CLUB finally opened to night to an amazing audience reaction. Click on the link to see photos of the red carpet arrivals.
Just a few weeks after picking it up off turnaround from Fox 2000, New Line has tapped Chris Eyre (“Smoke Signals”) to direct “Roustabout,” to which Winona Ryder is attached to star. Newcomer Kathleen Orillion has been hired to adapt Michelle Chalfoun’s 1997 debut novel about a modern day female circus roustabout. Ryder also will […]