Fox Hill Productions has optioned development and production rights to Andrew Klavan’s mystery trilogy Dynamite Road, Shotgun Alley and Damnation Street. Klavan has adapted the trilogy into a screenplay titled Damnation Street, described as a neo-noir thriller about a private detective and a serial killer in pursuit of the same mysterious woman. Producers on the project will be Samantha Lusk, Andrew Hyatt and Seth David Mitchell of Fox Hill (The Frozen, The Last Light and the upcoming The Stanleys). Klavan also wrote the novels True Crime and Don’t Say A Word which were adapted into movies. Warner Bros’ True Crime was directed by Clint Eastwood and starred Eastwood and James Woods. 20th Century Fox’s Don’t Say A Word, directed by Gary Fleder, starred Michael Douglas, Sean Bean and Brittany Murphy. The deal was negotiated by Elsa Ramos for Fox Hill and Linda Lichter for Klavan. The project is repped by Gersh’s Frank Wuliger and Greg Pedicin.
By THE DEADLINE TEAM | Thursday February 7, 2013 @ 5:30am PST
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