Cage, Smith share ‘Time’

Steilen pitch pits two fathers against eachother

HOLLYWOOD — Nicolas Cage and Will Smith will co-star in and produce a Columbia film based on the Mark Steilen pitch “Time Share,” which the studio bought for high six figures against $1.5 million.

Comedy concerns two fathers who lock horns when they discover their families are booked into the same time-share residence during what should have been their dream vacation.

Cage and Norm Golightly’s Saturn Films are producing with Smith and James Lassiter’s Overbrook Entertainment, along with John J. Strauss and Eric Tannenbaum.

Sam Dickerman will oversee the project for Col.

Smith most recently starred in and produced Col’s “Hitch.”Cage will next be seen in Paramount’s “The Weather Man,” being produced by Escape Artists. He recently wrapped “Ghost Rider,” based on the Marvel superhero, for Col.

Steilen’s rewriting “And Spaulding Gets Nothing” for Disney and is about to direct his script “Basket Case,” which Bobby and Peter Farrelly are producing.

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