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Scott Waugh's Need for Speed won't hit theaters until March 14th of next year, but apparently DreamWorks, who backed that action feature, is pleased by what he's accomplished so far. While Waugh is in postproduction on the high-speed thriller, DreamWorks has brought him to the table for an untitled international heist project. THR reports Waugh is in negotiations for the unnamed picture that will be produced by Steve Zallian under his Film Rites banner, while DreamWorks' Garrett Basch will produce. Specifics on the plot are being kept under wraps at present, but THR has learned it is based on an original idea by Underworld: Awakening scribe John Hlavin. However, Hlavin hasn't written the screenplay for this nameless thriller. That honor went to Scott Rosenberg, who has penned such underappreciated gems as Con Air and Beautiful Girls. The story is said to center on a man who is forced to »

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