IMDb > Eric Roth > News
Quicklinks
Top Links
biography by votes awardsNewsDeskmessage board
Filmographies
overviewby type by year by ratings by votes awards by genre by keyword
Biographical
biography other works publicity photo galleryNewsDeskmessage board
External Links
official sites miscellaneous photographs sound clips video clips

News for
Eric Roth (I) More at IMDbPro »

Connect with IMDb



2015 | 2014 | 2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010 | 2009 | 2008 | 2007 | 2006 | 2005 | 2004 | 2003

1 item from 2003


Ross sewn up as director on Par's 'Button'

3 June 2003 | The Hollywood Reporter | See recent The Hollywood Reporter news »

Gary Ross has come aboard to develop and direct Paramount Pictures' Benjamin Button, a drama based on a fabled short story by F. Scott Fitzgerald. No start date has yet been set. Fitzgerald's story, "The Curious Case of Benjamin Button," chronicles an old man who physically ages backward. At age 50, he falls in love with a 30-year-old woman and then must come to terms with the relationship as they literally grow in opposite directions. The initial draft was penned by Robin Swicord (Little Women). Eric Roth wrote the most recent draft of the script, which is what attracted Ross to the project. The filmmaker is currently working with Roth on the script. Frank Marshall and Kathleen Kennedy -- who are producers on Ross' upcoming Universal Pictures feature Seabiscuit -- will produce Button with Marykay Powell and Ray Stark, the latter who has long held the rights to the story. The project has been in development for some time and has attracted the interest of several directors over the years, including Ron Howard, Phil Alden Robinson and Spike Jonze. Button reunites Ross with Paramount, for whom he is developing the Nickelodeon Films feature tentatively titled Imaginary Friend, written by Anne Spielberg (HR 3/15/02). Ross is repped by CAA. »

Permalink | Report a problem


2015 | 2014 | 2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010 | 2009 | 2008 | 2007 | 2006 | 2005 | 2004 | 2003

1 item from 2003


IMDb.com, Inc. takes no responsibility for the content or accuracy of the above news articles, Tweets, or blog posts. This content is published for the entertainment of our users only. The news articles, Tweets, and blog posts do not represent IMDb's opinions nor can we guarantee that the reporting therein is completely factual. Please visit the source responsible for the item in question to report any concerns you may have regarding content or accuracy.

See our NewsDesk partners