'Double Bang' L.A. co.'s first project
Norah Films’ producer Roee Sharon and writer/director Heywood Gould of Tolmitch Prods. have partnered to form Tolmitch/Norah Films to co-produce a slate of features budgeted under $10 million.The Los Angeles-based company’s first project is an adaptation of Gould’s novel “Double Bang,” about an honest cop who reluctantly enters the world of corruption and murder when his partner is killed by a small-time mobster. Gould is helming the $6 million pic, skedded to lense in New York City and Toronto this fall. Other projects the company has in development include:
- “Bait,” scripted by Gould, about an undercover policewoman and the man who is her assignment;
- “You Must Know Everything,” about a Russian writer persecuted by Stalin;
- “Mountain Talkers,” in which a secret weapon helps the U.S. Marines reconquer the Pacific Islands during WWII; and
- “Infra Red,” about a slave ship lost in outer space.