Maggie, the John Scott 3-penned spec script about the six-week metamorphosis of a 16-year-old teenage girl into a zombie, is back on the market. The spec was close to a deal with Timur Bekmambetov (I’d heard it closed), but I’m told the exclusive negotiation has ended without a deal in place. Bekmambetov planned to produce a film that comes with vfx wiz Henry Hobson set to direct. There are three parties now circling a project, which has a $5 million budget. Now, this isn’t your standard flesh-eater zombie film. Much of it is the bond between the young girl and her distraught father as she contracts the plague-like virus that is sweeping the world, and it slowly takes hold of her.
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By MIKE FLEMING JR | Monday April 11, 2011 @ 4:46pm PDTTags: Henry Hobson, John Scott 3, Maggie, Movie Deals, Movies, Timur Bekmambetov
By MIKE FLEMING JR | Thursday March 31, 2011 @ 7:58pm PDTTags: Danny Boyle, Henry Hobson, John Scott 3, Maggie, Timur Bekmambetov, Verve
EXCLUSIVE: Timur Bekmambetov has won a spec auction for Maggie, a script that sparked a spirited auction today, with six bidders. Bekmambetov will produce a film that has a script by John Scott 3, and vfx wiz Henry Hobson set …
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