Nick Wechsler News

Michael Keaton is set to star in CBS Films and Lionsgate’s adaptation of Vince Flynn’s best-selling novel series “American Assassin,” TheWrap has learned. The thriller will be directed by Michael Cuesta from a screenplay by Stephen Schiff. Producers of the project are Lorenzo di Bonaventura and Nick Wechsler. The film will be based on Flynn’s best-selling thriller novels featuring Cold War veteran Stan Hurley (Keaton).

Under the Skin

Posted March 17th, 2014 by Binh Ngo

Scarlett Johansson stars as an alien seductress.


'The Counselor' Producers Again Strike Fast To Pre-empt Frederick Forsyth's 'The Kill List' – EXCLUSIVE: In a six-figure deal, producers Steve Schwartz, Paula Mae Schwartz and Nick Wechsler have preemptively acquired rights to The Kill List, the new novel by Day Of The Jackal author Frederick Forsyth. The contemporary espionage tale is described as an intricate chess game between a brilliant Marine, an Israeli agent, a teenage hacker and a mysterious psychopathic cleric. 7 years 36 weeks ago via jackiechan

Next Jonathan Stone Novel Acquired By Producers Behind Cormac McCarthy Adaptations 'The Road' And 'Counselor'

Jonathan Stone – EXCLUSIVE: Producers Nick Wechsler and Steve Schwartz have acquired film rights to the next novel from author Jonathan Stone to be published sometime in 2014. Stone had been calling it In The Barn but it sounds like that title will likely be changed. The book centers on Stanley Peke, a tough old guy who survived the Nazis as a feral child in the Polish woods and became a success in American business. 8 years 12 weeks ago via brucelee

American Assassin

Posted February 22nd, 2012 by Binh Ngo

The Counselor

Posted February 1st, 2012 by Binh Ngo

Legendary filmmaker Ridley Scott and Pulitzer Prize winning author Cormac McCarthy (No Country for Old Men) have joined forces in the motion picture thriller THE COUNSELOR, starring Michael Fassbender, Penélope Cruz, Cameron Diaz, Javier Bardem, and Brad Pitt. McCarthy, making his screenwriting debut and Scott interweave the author's characteristic wit and dark humor with a nightmarish scenario, in which a respected lawyer's one-time dalliance with an illegal business deal spirals out of control.

Magic Mike

Posted December 19th, 2011 by Binh Ngo

Set in the world of male strippers, "Magic Mike" is directed by Steven Soderbergh and stars Channing Tatum ("Dear John," "Step Up") in a story inspired by his real life. The film follows Mike (Tatum) as he takes a young dancer called The Kid (Pettyfer) under his wing and schools him in the fine arts of partying, picking up women, and making easy money.

The Host

Posted December 7th, 2011 by Binh Ngo

The human race is on the brink of being conquered by an alien race and only a few pockets of resistance remain. These aliens can possess humans and take over their minds. When one of these aliens, named Wanderer, attempt to possess Melanie Stryder, her love for a man named Jared is strong enough to turn the alien into an accomplice, enabling her escape to find the man she longs for.


Cannes: Andrew Niccol To Direct Saoirse Ronan In Stephenie Meyer's 'The Host' – Andrew Niccol has been set as the director of The Host, directing his scripted adaptation of the bestselling novel by Twilight Saga author Stephenie Meyer. The project, which is being shopped here at Cannes by Inferno Entertainment and producers Nick Wechsler and Steve Schwartz and Paula Mae Schwartz, will star Saoirse Ronan.

9 years 36 weeks ago via jackiechan
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