Imaginary Ink

There’s a lot of script writing going on at Imagine Entertainment, where Steve Oedekerk (an uncredited writer on “Ace Ventura: Pet Detective”) and director Tom Shadyac are polishing Larry Gelbart’s $1 million rewrite of “The Nutty Professor,” which was initially penned by Barry Blaustein and David Sheffield.

And a rewrite has been slated for “The Chamber,” initially adapted by William Goldman from the John Grisham novel. While some sources contend that Imagine’s Ron Howard is wavering on whether to helm the project, for which Universal ponied up $3.75 million, the studio, Howard’s CAA reps and Imagine execs say it’s not so. “He’s planning to make ‘The Chamber,’ and while he’s in Houston finishing up ‘Apollo 13,’ he’s thinking about casting,” said Imagine co-topper Brian Grazer.

Want to read more articles like this one? SUBSCRIBE TO VARIETY TODAY.
Post A Comment 0

Leave a Reply

No Comments

Comments are moderated. They may be edited for clarity and reprinting in whole or in part in Variety publications.

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

More News from Variety

Loading