Malick ‘Lights’ on saga

Terrence Malick and Ed Pressman’s Sunflower Prods. have tapped Brian Presley to topline Texan family saga “The Marfa Lights.” Carlos Carrera (“The Crime of Father Amaro”) will direct the coming-of-age pic, which is loosely based on 18th-century French author George Sand’s tome “Le Petite Fadette.” Julian Goldberger will pen the screenplay. Set in Marfa, Texas, storyline revolves around twin brothers — one of whom smuggles illegal immigrants over the border, while the other has just returned from fighting in Iraq — vying for the attention of a Mexican curandera, or shaman. They also are in conflict with their father, who demands they continue running the family ranch

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