A couple of days ago word hit the streets that M. Night Shyamalan has been shopping a new project around Hollywood that’s rumored to have Bruce Willis, Bradley Cooper, and Gwyneth Paltrow loosely attached. Deadline Hollywood is reporting today that the script supposedly involves Bradley Cooper as father on a desperate search for his missing child. Rumored to be along the lines of the popular 2008 film Taken, this projects supposedly adds supernatural element which aids Cooper’s character in his search. Deadline reports that Universal is currently showing the most interest this project, but nothing is close to final.
Speaking of Universal, they’re set up to release the first film in the Night Chronicles series, Devil, on February 11, 2011. Deadline Hollywood is now reporting that the second film in the series will be Twelve Strangers, a thriller that involves a jury deliberating a case involving the supernatural. Shyamalan has tapped writer Chris Sparling to write the script. Sparling most recently wrote Buried, the upcoming thriller starring Ryan Reynolds that was recently snatched up after a very positive outing at Sundance.
[Paul Martin’s Note: Twelve Strangers is another great idea for a film. I have a feeling that it’s going to be a fun movie. Sounds kind of similar to the courtroom scene in Ghostbusters II, but not entirely, as that one was decided by a judge, and this is focused on the jury.]