Nic Pizzolatto to tackle Tom Cruise-toplined title
Eli Wallach). The 1960 film was followed by three sequels, and “The Magnificent Seven” was remade as a CBS series in 1998-2000. With a writer on board, MGM is one step closer to launching the project it’s been meaning to get off the ground for some time. Still, production could be a ways off — especially with Cruise’s ever-tightening schedule. “Seven” is the first big film project for the the Anonymous Content-repped Pizzolatto; his biggest project to date is the skein “True Detectives,” which is in development at HBO and will star Woody Harrelson and Matthew McConaughey.