'Dreams' duo sells instant-parent dramedy
HOLLYWOOD — Besting several other suitors, Revolution Studios has snatched up spec script “Life as We Know It” by scribes Ian Deitchman and Kristin Rusk Robinson for mid-six against low-seven figures.The romantic dramedy concerns two unattached adults whose worlds are suddenly turned upside down when their mutual best friends die in a tragic accident and name the two single people as the caregivers for their orphaned daughter. Deitchman and Robinson, repped by Original Artists and Bondesen-Graup, brought project into Revolution’s Elaine Goldsmith-Thomas and Greg Silverman. Scribes previously penned “Wildest Dreams,” a “Ghost”-like love story about a woman who gets through the death of her husband with the help of supernatural elements. “Dreams” sold to MGM for $1 million and Sandra Bullock has expressed interest in starring as well as producing through her shingle Fortis Films. Deitchman and Robinson also set up the pitch “Motor Mouth” at MGM.
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