Burke film gets lit up

Prod'n co. currently working on 'Blind,' 'Abominable'

HOLLYWOOD — Emmett/Furla Films acquired the spec “Edison,” written and to be directed by David J. Burke. Pic is set for a September start.

“Edison” is the story a young reporter who takes down a corrupt group of elite cops with the help of his editor. Randall Emmett and George Furla will produce.

Burke, who began his career on Michael Mann’s “Crime Story,” served as executive producer on “Law & Order: Special Victims Unit.” He also wrote the Showtime feature “Women vs. Men,” which was helmed by Chazz Palminteri and starred Christine Lahti and Joe Mantegna.

Emmett/Furla is currently in post on “Blind Horizon” and is developing “Micronauts”, and “The Abominable Snowman” with Gale Anne Hurd.

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