The recent $21 million payment to keep "20,000 Leagues Under the Sea" afloat Down Under is clear evidence of a country employing creative means to keeps its appeal alive to big overseas productions.
Paramount and J.J. Abrams' Bad Robot have snapped up action-thriller spec script "Wunderkind" from writer Patrick Aison.
Production will begin early next year on time travelling sci-fi action thriller "Predestination," starring Ethan Hawke.
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