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‘Sparrows’ headed to TV

: “ER” star Anthony Edwards and writer-producer James Duff have signed to produce the stage comedy “A Quarrel of Sparrows” for television, with Duff adapting from his own play and Edwards starring. They will jointly produce through Edwards’ company Aviator Films and Duff’s production arm Walking Entropy.

Deal was brokered by Jeff Melnick of Gold, Marshak, Lietdke Associates of behalf of Duff.

“A Quarrel of Sparrows” tells the story of a New York playwright poised to sign his first movie deal who has a vision from God telling him to reject the contract. The rest of the movie finds his circle of friends and family trying to talk him out of the decision.

Play had a successful run at the Court Theater in Los Angeles. Duff also wrote the current theatrical “The War at Home.”

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