Ridley Scott Eyes YA Franchise With Bestselling Series ‘Fae’

By | Monday December 9, 2013 @ 10:45am PST
Mike Fleming

fEEXCLUSIVE: Ridley Scott has optioned screen rights to Fae, the young adult fantasy bestseller written by sibling authors Colet and Jasmine Abedi. The title was published last summer by Diversion Books and is the first in a trilogy. Protagonist … Read More »

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Ridley Scott And Gerard Butler Plot Film About Simon Mann, Who Tried African Coup

Mike Fleming

EXCLUSIVE: While the material marketplace has cooled as the holiday approaches, studios have been tempted by a pitch for a fact-based thriller that has Ridley Scott attached to direct and produce through his Scott Free banner, Gerard Butler to star, … Read More »

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Scott Free Lands Sharon Maguire To Helm ‘Fly Me To The Moon’

By | Thursday April 14, 2011 @ 12:44pm PDT
Mike Fleming

Bridget Jones’s Diary helmer Sharon Maguire has signed on with Scott Free to direct her scripted adaptation of Fly Me To The Moon, based on the Alyson Noel novel. The book takes a Bridget Jones-like approach to the misadventures of … Read More »

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Ridley Scott Plots Gertrude Bell Biopic

By | Wednesday March 30, 2011 @ 10:10am PDT
Mike Fleming

EXCLUSIVE: Ridley Scott wants to direct a feature biopic about Gertrude Bell, and he has set The Constant Gardener scribe Jeffrey Caine to write the script. Scott will produce with Giannina Facio for Scott Free under the production shingle’s deal … Read More »

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