Hopefully I'll be able to toss you some interesting insights into the process along the way. Light a candle.
StudioCanal's other trio of remakes are "Honor Among Thieves," based on Alain Delon-starrer "Adieu Lami"; "Max," based on Claude Sautet's "Max et les Ferrailleurs"; and "The Prone Gunman," adapted from a novel by Jean-Patrick Manchette, which inspired "Le Choc," starring Delon and Catherine Deneuve.
First into production is likely to be "Thieves," a scam-cum-heist story being written by John Rogers ("Transformers") with a view to Rogers helming and Woo mentoring.
Budget will exceed $10 million and production will likely take place in Canada. Halpern is overseeing the development of screenplays and will attach Asian helmers to the other two.
Thursday, February 15, 2007
Mouth, Meet Money. Money, Meet Mouth.
Well, that's out a bit earlier than I expected. From today's Variety: