After directing a successful run in Journey 2: The Mysterious Island, Brad Peyton is reportedly in negotiations to direct disaster movie, San Andreas 3D. Plot details are scant, but the crux of the picture revolves around an earthquake that strikes California. We previously reported that the plot also involves a man taking a journey from Los Angeles to San Francisco in order to reconcile with his estranged wife who has taken their children and moved in with another man. The script, originally written by Andre Fabrizio and Jeremy Passmore (the Red Dawn remake), was touched up by Allan Loeb (Just Go with It). Heat Vision reports that New Line is in talks with Peyton, who was recently attached to write and direct the DC Comics’ Lobo feature and will also be heading the third Journey installment.
Producer Lorenzo di Bonaventura (Red) has hired Jeremy Passmore (Special) and Andre Fabrizio to write the action thriller DMZ. According to Variety, the plot revolves around an international group of soldiers who enter the Korean Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) to retrieve a U.S. satellite: “The disparate heroes soon learn that there is something much more deadly in the DMZ than enemy soldiers.”
Passmore and Fabrizio are relatively new to the scene, but have a number of scripts in development. Passmore co-wrote the script for the Red Dawn remake that may soon see the light of day. Red Dawn director Dan Bradley is attached to direct Hellified, which Passmore and Fabrizio are currently rewriting. The duo also wrote The World After for director Len Wiseman and The Prince for John Carpenter.
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