In the pipeline: Tribeca

Motion Pictures

“About a Boy” (co-production of Universal/Working Title) Directed by Chris and Paul Weitz. Starring Hugh Grant, Rachel Weisz and Toni Colette. Based on Nick Hornby novel about a bachelor who passes himself off as a single father as a ruse to meet women, and his relationship with a young boy. In post-production. Set for release next year.

“Showtime” (Warner Bros./Material Pictures) Directed by Tom Dey. Starring Eddie Murphy and Robert De Niro. Spoof of a buddy movie. About two cops forced to team up on a reality TV show. In post-production. Set for release next year.

“Meet the Fockers” (Universal) Directed by Jay Roach. Starring Ben Stiller and Robert De Niro. Screenplay by Jim Herzfeld. Sequel to “Meet the Parents.” In development.

“Analyze That” (Warner Bros.) Starring Billy Crystal and Robert De Niro. Screenplay by Peter Steinfeld. Sequel to “Analyze This.” In development.

“In the Kingdom of Big Sugar” (Universal) Screenplay by Bill Condon. Based on Marie Brenner article in Vanity Fair about a Cuban sugar magnate.

“Artemis Fowl” (Miramax) Jeff Stockwell writing. Based on children’s book by Eoin Colfer. In development.

“Compleat Female Stage Beauty” (Artisan) Screenplay by Jeffrey Hatcher, based on his play of the same name. A male actor in 17th-century London defies a royal ban on cross-gender performances. In development.

“Day Traders” (New Line) Suburban teenager becomes a millionaire trading stocks and finds his life turned upside down. In development.

“Summerland” (Miramax) Based on Michael Chabon treatment of an as yet unfinished children’s book about fairies and baseball. In development.

“Good Shepherd” (Universal) Written by Eric Roth. The life of a CIA agent from his innocent early days in the agency to the corruption of the Cold War. In development.

“Miranda” (MGM) Screenplay by Karen McCullough Lutz and Kirsten Smith. Fictionalized version of a Brian Burrough Vanity Fair article about a Hollywood phone stalker. In development.


Musical based on the music of rock group Queen. Written by Ben Elton and directed by Chris Renshaw. Opens in spring at the New Dominion theater in London.


“Crime Wave” (HBO miniseries) Unromanticized portrait of mythologized American gangsters like Pretty Boy Floyd, Bonnie and Clyde, and Ma Barker gang.

“Porn and Chicken” (Comedy Central original movie) A group of Yale students set out to make a politically correct porn movie. Based on real events.

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