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Stephen Gaghan is the Oscar-winning screenwriter responsible for penning Steven Soderbergh’s Drug War drama Traffic, as well as the true story-inspired oil industry drama-thriller Syrianna (which he also directed). Gaghan developed the pilot for an La crime series titled S.I.L.A. last year, but his next major undertaking looks to be the feature-length crime-thriller, Candy Store.
The filmmaker began his career squeezing new life out of pulpy material, with his writing work on the television series New York Undercover and American Gothic, as well as the Katie Holmes thriller Abandon (Gaghan also directed the latter). Candy Store reads as a marriage between Gaghan’s crime genre exercises and his more recent politically-charged efforts, judging by insider descriptions.
Lionsgate is planning to back Candy Store, but the project is only in the preliminary stages of development right now. ...
- Sandy Schaefer
Stephen Gaghan has inked a pod deal with Fox 21, the production company behind the Showtime hit "Homeland." As part of the two-year deal, "Syriana" director Gaghan will develop cable shows, as well as supervise other writers. Also read: Jimmy Smits Cast in Stephen Gaghan's "S.I.L.A" Gaghan's small-screen credits include the NBC pilot "S.I.L.A.," which starred Jimmy Smits. Related Articles: Jimmy Smits Cast in Stephen Gaghan's 'S.I.L.A.' »
- Tim Kenneally
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