Sidney Kimmel Entertainment has acquired David Schickler spec script “Borrowing Girls,” a psychosexual thriller.
“Girls” will produced by the Gotham Group and Sidney Kimmel Entertainment. Gotham Group’s Ellen Goldsmith-Vein, Jim Garavente and Lee Stollman are producing along with Sidney Kimmel and SKE’s Matt Berenson, with SKE’s Jim Tauber exec producing.
Logline for “Borrowing Girls” has not been disclosed.
Schickler, a novelist and screenwriter, previously adapted his own novel “Sweet and Vicious” for Universal, with Scott Frank producing the story of a diamond thief hiding out in a small Wisconsin town and the girl at the car wash who falls for him.
Gotham is in post-production on Lionsgate’s “Abduction,” directed by John Singleton and starring Taylor Lautner, Lily Collins and Sigourney Weaver.
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SKE is about to start production on “The Place Beyond the Pines,” which reunites Derek Cianfrance with his “Blue Valentine” star Ryan Gosling, who’s starring alongside Bradley Cooper. Kimmel’s first film was sexual thriller “9 1/2 Weeks.”
Schickler is repped by CAA and the Gotham Group.