Vulcan Prods. taps writer for biopic

Paul Allen’s Vulcan Prods. has tapped Nicholas Meyer to pen a feature script about the life of George Washington.

Nick Wechsler (“Reservation Road”) is attached as a producer along with Richard Hutton and Michael Caldwell for Vulcan.

Meyer’s scripting credits include “Elegy” and “The Human Stain.”

Wechsler’s producer credits include “We Own the Night,” “Reservation Road,” “The Time Traveler’s Wife” and “The Road.”

Allen founded Vulcan in 1997. The company’s produced “Where God Left His Shoes,” “Hard Candy” and “Far From Heaven” and documentaries including “Martin Scorsese Presents: The Blues,” “Evolution,” “Black Sky: The Race for Space” and “Black Sky: Winning the X Prize.”

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