Amasia Entertainment and American Films are teaming on Reaper, the script written a decade ago by Gary Whitta, the Book Of Eli scribe who was just set to script a Star Wars film. Reaper is the stylish, neo-noir story of Virgil, a private investigator searching for his kidnapped daughter. The hauntingly beautiful and mysterious Delia recruits him to a surreal underworld where the boundaries between life and death become blurred.
Bradley Gallo and Michael Helfant are producing for Amasia, Stewart Hall and Devin Cutler for American Films, and Circle of Confusion’s David Alpert also is producing. American Films’ Lynne Murphy is exec producer. Lotus Entertainment is attached to handle foreign sales.
It gives new life to what has been considered one of those scripts where you say, ‘Why hasn’t anyone made this?’ Said Whitta: “I’m so thrilled to see Reaper back on a track toward production with an exciting producing team that truly believes in the project.” Said Murphy: “Sometimes the stars align.”