12 items from 2012
Vince Vaughn is set to headline Triple Time , an action thriller to be directed by Peter Billingsley, Variety reports. Billingsley co-wrote the original script with Michael J. Wilson. Vaughn would play a U.S. Marshall who, while transporting an accused environmental terrorist to Washington DC, winds up under attack and must work alongside his captive to figure out what's really going on. The project marks a break from comedies for the actor who recently starred in 20th Century Fox's The Watch . He can be seen coming up in The Internship and The Delivery Man . Vaughn will produce alongside his sister, Victoria Vaughn as well as with Scott Steindorff. Peter Fruchtman, Scott Lastaiti and Dylan Russell will executive produce. (Photo Credit: Apega / WENN.com) »
Typically, when we hear that an upcoming feature will be “sci-fi, with a twist,” it’s cause for major raspberry-blowing, but when the name Lynne Ramsay is attached to such a production, it’s cause for celebration. THR reports (via ComingSoon) that the Scottish auteur (and that she most certainly is) has snagged the necessary producers (and their finances) for an ambitious new project, titled Mobius. Ramsay will direct and co-write the film (along with her husband Rory Kinnear, who she previously adapted We Need to Talk About Kevin with), which is described as a “science fiction-oriented project inspired by ‘Moby Dick.’” Yes, that Melville element is the twist. But a fun one, right? The film is reportedly a “psychological action thriller set in deep space” in which “a captain consumed by revenge takes his crew on a death mission fueled by his own ego and will to control an enigmatic alien.” Oh »
- Kate Erbland
The sci-fi thriller is set in space and centers on a captain that is obsessed with revenge. He takes his crew on a suicide mission seeking vengeance from a space creature. She is currently writing the script with Rory Kinnear.
No casting or production details have been released for this sounds-interesting project as of yet, so stay tuned!
- Vesna Sunrider
Taking its cue from Herman Melville’s 1851 classic, the story follows a captain consumed by revenge who takes his crew on a death mission fueled by his own ego and will to control an enigmatic alien.
Ramsay, Scott Steindorff, Peter Fruchtman, Dylan Russell and Scott Lastaiti will produce. Ramsay and Steindorff are also teaming on the upcoming western "Jane Got a Gun" with Natalie Portman and Michael Fassbender. That movie starts filming late January. »
- Garth Franklin
The sci-fi thriller is set in space and centers on a captain that is obsessed with revenge. He takes his crew on a suicide mission seeking vengeance from a space creature. She is writing the script with Rory Kinnear.
No casting or production details have been released for the project. »
Lynne Ramsay has plans to write and direct a sci-fi version of Herman Melville's literary classic, "Moby Dick." The Hollywood Reporter brings word that the We Need to Talk About Kevin helmer will re-team with Rory Kinnear, her co-writer on that project, for Mobius . Mobius turns the Peqoud into an starship with an Ahab-inspired Captain vowing revenge against a space-creature. Ramsay's next, Jane Got a Gun , is a western starring Natalie Portman and Michael Fassbender. Scott Pictures will finance Mobius with Ramsay, Scott Steindorff, Peter Fruchtman, Dylan Russell and Scott Lastaiti producing. (Photo Credit: Lia Toby / WENN.com) »
Scott Steindorff’s Scott Pictures, an affiliate of Stone Village Productions, has launched a new international sales company, Scott Pictures International (Spi) under a unique and exclusive three year partnership with leading sales agent Exclusive Media, it was announced today by Steindorff, Chairman of Spi and Alex Walton, President of International Sales and Distribution for Exclusive Media.
Exclusive Media will handle the international sales and servicing for all Scott Pictures. theatrical feature film productions under this new separate Spi label.
Production and financing company Scott Pictures anticipates producing between 3 . 5 major feature films per year and those will be serviced under the deal. The first film to be announced is the Natalie Portman starrer Jane Got A Gun, to be directed by Lynne Ramsay (We Need To Talk About Kevin) from a script by Brian Duffield. Steindorff and banker Peter Nathanial will finance and produce the action movie with Portman through »
- Michelle McCue
Rob Reiner hasn't directed a horror film since 1990's Misery, but that's about to change with You Belong to Me, which he just signed onto. The film, said to fall in the psychological thriller category with comparisons being made to Cape Fear, was written by David Murray.
Richard Lewis and his Southpaw Entertainment banner will produce with Scott Steindorff of Stone Village, along with Alan Greisman. Steindorff's Scott Pictures fund will finance. Dylan Russell, Peter Fruchtman, and Scott Lastaiti are executive producing. Reiner's Castle Rock and Gabriel Jerou from Southpaw will co-produce.
The project centers on a psychiatrist who does the one thing you are never supposed to do with your patients: talk about yourself. Production is planned for the fall in New York, and casting will begin immediately for the four leads, which include the psychiatrist, his wife, their daughter, and the patient's brother.
Reiner told THR he hasn »
- The Woman In Black
The story follows a young advertising executive who is abducted on the streets of Los Angeles. After she manages to escape, she sets out on a journey of vengeance to track down the man who tormented her.
Sean Gullette will adapt the screenplay from the novel by Nicci Gerard and Sean French, a husband and wife writing team who work under the shared pseudonym Nicci French. Alexandra Milchan, Scott Steindorff, Marc Frydman, Scott Lambert, and Peter Fruchtman are producing.
Emjag Productions, Stone Village, Battleplan Productions, Film 360 and Dro Entertainment announced today that the companies will jointly produce the psychological abduction thriller Land of the Living , with Scott Pictures -- Stone Village.s finance arm -- fully financing the film. Olivier Megaton ( Colombiana , Taken 2 ) will direct the film from a screenplay by Sean Gullette. The feature film, based on the best-selling British novel by Nicci French (the pseudonym of British husband-and-wife team Nicci Gerard and Sean French), will be produced by Emjag's Alexandra Milchan, Stone Village's Scott Steindorff, Battleplan Productions' Marc Frydman, Film 360's Scott Lambert and Dro Entertainment.s Peter Fruchtman. Stone Village's Dylan Russell and Scott Lastaiti will executive produce »
Sean Gullette has penned the adaptation of the British novel by Nicci French which follows a young Los Angeles advertising executive who is abducted. She escapes and tracks down her would-be killer on her own.
- Garth Franklin
Taken 2 helmer Olivier Megaton will direct Land Of The Living, an abduction thriller scripted by Sean Gullette. It’s an adaptation of the British novel by Nicci French (the pseudonym of British husband-and-wife team Nicci Gerard and Sean French). The film will be produced by Emjag’s Alexandra Milchan, Stone Village’s Scott Steindorff, Battleplan Productions’ Marc Frydman, Film 360′s Scott Lambert, and Dro Entertainment’s Peter Fruchtman. Stone Village’s Dylan Russell and Scott Lastaiti will executive produce the film. Shooting is expected to begin in January 2013. Scott Pictures — Stone Village’s finance arm — is fully financing the film, which tells the story of Abbie Devereaux, a young advertising executive who is abducted on the streets of Los Angeles, manages to escape and — with almost no help from the police — tracks down her would-be killer. »
- MIKE FLEMING
12 items from 2012
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