Brian Kirk In Talks To Helm Robert Ludlum’s ‘The Osterman Weekend’

By | Tuesday February 28, 2012 @ 1:18pm PST
Mike Fleming

EXCLUSIVE: Brian Kirk is in talks to direct The Osterman Weekend, the adaptation of the Robert Ludlum novel for Lionsgate/Summit Entertainment and Captivate Entertainment.

The Irish helmer is also developing Paper Wings at Sony as a potential Tom Cruise vehicle, as … Read More »

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Scribe For Ludlum’s ‘Osterman Weekend’

Mike Fleming

Summit Entertainment signed Jesse Wigutow to do a rewrite of The Osterman Weekend, the Robert Ludlum thriller. The picture was previously adapted into a 1983 Sam Peckinpah-directed film. Summit is trying to move fast to lock in Robert Schwentke, who is attracting buzz for his upcoming Bruce Willis-Helen Mirren starrer Red. Schwentke has competition for his next slot, as Universal wants him for RIPD with Ryan Reynolds. Wigutow just scripted an untitled Steve McQueen biopic, as well Divorcees for Universal and Snepp at HBO. Read More »

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‘Red’ Director Robert Schwentke Jumps Into Fox 2000′s ‘Shadow Divers’

Mike Fleming

EXCLUSIVE: Robert Schwentke, whose upcoming Helen Mirren-Bruce Willis-John Malkovich shoot-em-up Red got a big Comic-Con reaction, has taken the plunge on Shadow Divers, the Fox 2000 adaptation of the Robert Kurson book. It is one of a couple films … Read More »

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