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Release Date: TBA
Genres: Action, Thriller
Production Phase: Pitch
Studio: Columbia Pictures Production Company: EON Productions
Who's Making It: Mark Burnell (Screenwriter), Barbara Broccoli (Producer), Michael G. Wilson (Producer), Mark Burnell (Creator - Writer),
Premise: A former war correspondent, now British corporate intelligence analyst, gets caught up in a conspiracy by Western corporations to destabilize the Chinese economy. Following the trail to the United States, he discovers that a ex-flame... More »
Tuesday, April 14, 2009
James Bond film franchise producers Barbara Broccoli and Michael G. Wilson will produce Remote Control, a new thriller based on the novel of the same name by Mark Burnell. The author will adapt his own book into a screenplay.
"Our collaboration with Michael and Barbara on Casino Royale and Quantum of Solace was extraordinary and special and we all wanted to find another way to work together," said Doug Belgrad, co-producer of Columbia Pictures. "Mark Burnell's new novel is an exciting thriller and it's precisely the kind of material that Michael and Barbara will be able to adapt so well."
In a joint statement issued by Wilson and Broccoli the producers said, "We have great respect and a wonderful working relationship with the entire team at Sony Pictures, from Amy, Doug, and Matt's team in production to Jeff Blake's global marketing and distribution groups and look forward to working with them all again." [Full story]- Sony Pictures. Comment on this Scoop (0)