Hayes reserves ‘Flight’ rewrite

Thriller to be produced by Grazer, DiNozzi

NEW YORK — In a deal worth high-six against low-seven figures, Terry Hayes (“Road Warrior”) will rewrite the Imagine/Disney project “Flight Plan.”

Based on a pitch by Peter Dowling, high-concept thriller will be produced by Imagine’s Brian Grazer and Robert DiNozzi. Buena Vista Motion Picture Motion Picture exec veep Mark Vahradian is overseeing the project for the Mouse House, Jim Whitaker for Imagine.

Hayes is currently doing production rewrites on location in Ireland for Spyglass Entertainment’s “Reign of Fire,” which is being helmed by Rob Bowman and stars Matthew McConaughey and Christian Bale.

Repped by WMA, Hayes has penned such scripts as “Road Warrior,” “Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome” and “Dead Calm.” His co-writing credits include “Vertical Limit,” “Payback” and “From Hell.”

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