RatPac, Running Press To Publish Ben Mezrich Book ‘Seven Wonders’

By | Tuesday October 29, 2013 @ 7:02am PDT
Mike Fleming

BREAKING: Brett Ratner and James Packer’s RatPac Press entered into a joint venture to publish Ben Mezrich’s Seven Wonders through Running Press Publishers next spring. Deadline told you back in May that Ratner and Packer set the movie rights at Fox, back when the book was a proposal. It was the first deal Ratner and Packer made since forming their company. Written by Mezrich, whose books helped in form the films The Social Network and 21, weaves the Seven Wonders into an adventure tale they all hoped would lead to a book and movie trilogy, with the latter being produced by Beau Flynn and Ratner. Here’s the official release about the book deal:

Related: New Regency, RatPac To Co-Finance Cameron Crowe’s Sony Film
Read More »

Comments (1)

Fox Buys Ben Mezrich’s ‘Seven Wonders’ Book; Brett Ratner, Beau Flynn Producing

Mike Fleming

EXCLUSIVE: 20th Century Fox is making a deal for Seven Wonders, a book proposal about the seven wonders of the world that is being eyed as a summer action/adventure film. They hope it will span a … Read More »

Comments (10)

DreamWorks Enters WikiLeaks Movie Sweepstakes, Buying Two Major Books

Mike Fleming

EXCLUSIVE: DreamWorks has officially entered the derby to turn the story of Julian Assange and WikiLeaks into a feature film. The studio has acquired rights to two books by pivotal players in the WikiLeaks drama. DreamWorks has secured screen rights … Read More »

Comments (10)

‘Social Network’ Crowd Friending On New Project ‘Sex On The Moon’

Mike Fleming

EXCLUSIVE: Fresh from their Golden Globe win for The Social Network, producers Scott Rudin, Michael De Luca and Dana Brunetti have made a deal at Sony Pictures to collaborate again on Sex on the Moon, the next book by Ben … Read More »

Comments 34