Graham King’s GK Films has scooped up a murder-mystery pitch from “The Brave One” co-writer Cynthia Mort.
Mort will write the screenplay for the untitled project, described as a fast-paced morality tale. King will produce.
Mort most recently wrote and exec produced the HBO series “Tell Me You Love Me,” which kicks off its 10-episode season on the feevee Sept. 9. Mort did a rewrite of “The Brave One” script by Roderick Taylor and Bruce A. Taylor. Jodie Foster starrer bows todayat the Toronto Film Festival and opens Sept. 14 on the bigscreen.
Mort is also writing the untitled Nina Simone project starring Mary J. Blige for MTV Films and Paramount Pictures and has several TV credits to her name, including “Roseanne” and “Will & Grace.”
King is producing “The Young Victoria,” now lensing in the U.K., under his GK Films banner and has a slew of projects in the works under his deal with Warner Bros. for Initial Entertainment Group.