In a pre-emptive deal, Paramount has acquired an untitled, low-budget spec script from rising scribes Josh Campbell and Matt Stuecken that will be produced by J.J. Abrams' Bad Robot banner.
Hugh Jackman will topline Alcon Entertainment's thriller "Prisoners" with Denis Villeneuve ("Incendies") directing.
Alcon Entertainment, best known for "The Blind Side," is moving into TV production and has tapped Sony Pictures TV exec Sharon Hall to head the effort.
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