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If there’s any director who can take on a story about a love triangle involving a black hole, it’s just might be David Cronenberg, who’s always had an affinity for out-there sci-fi scenarios with highbrow appeal.

Media Rights Capital has just acquired the Jonathan Lethem novel ‘As She Climbed Across the Table’ for Cronenberg to direct.

The novel is about an academic whose physicist girlfriend accidentally creates a… Continue reading David Cronenberg to Direct Jonathan Lethem's 'As She Climbed Across the Table'

July 29, 2011

Brad Furman has signed on to direct an as-of-yet-untitled biopic of former drug lord Pablo Escobar, says a story at The Hollywood Reporter.

The script for the project arrives from Matt Aldrich, author of the recently-sold spec script Father Daughter Time: A Tale of Armed Robbery and Eskimo Kisses, which Matt Damon has been rumored to both direct and star in.

Furman, who recently directed The

July 19, 2011

Just one day after news broke of the potential cancellation of Ron Howard’s proposed multi-tiered Stephen King adaptation, The Dark Tower, comes word that Howard has another project lined up at Warner Bros. Deadline reports that he will adapt Jon Krakauer’s Under the Banner of Heaven with a script to be written by Dustin Lance Black (Milk).

Krakauer, the author of Into

July 14, 2011

Variety is reporting that Warner Bros. Pictures is in talks with Orphan and Unknown helmer Jaume Collet-Serra to direct the live-action Akira adaptation.

Ruairi Robinson and Albert Hughes were previously attached to direct the adaptation of Katsuhiro Otomo’s graphic novel. Gary Whitta wrote the first draft of the script, while Albert Torres and the team of Mark Fergus and Hawk Ostby also

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Mandate Pictures

July 11, 2011

Mandate Pictures announced today that Spike Lee (Inside Man) will direct Oldboy, a remake of the highly-acclaimed South Korean film. Mark Protosevich has adapted the screenplay and will co-produce. Roy Lee and Doug Davison (The Departed, The Grudge) will produce. The film is a Vertigo Entertainment/40 Acres & A Mule Production. Mandate President Nathan Kahane will