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Things they Left Behind

Posted: May 15, 2009, 00:30:47

Things they Left Behind has been optioned for a movie:


In the 12 months since Reliance Big Entertainment, the flagship media and entertainment arm of Indian conglomerate, Reliance Anil Dhirubhai Ambani Group (R-ADAG), first introduced its innovative development/production financing deals, called Creative Partnerships, more than twenty individual projects have been approved.

The initial seven deals, with Nicolas Cage's Saturn Films, Jim Carrey's JC 23 Entertainment, George Clooney's Smokehouse Productions, Chris Columbus' 1492 Pictures, Tom Hanks' Playtone Productions, Brad Pitt's Plan B Entertainment, and Jay Roach's Everyman Pictures, were announced during the Cannes Film Festival 2008 by Reliance Big Entertainment Chairman Amit Khanna and President Rajesh Sawhney. These were followed by deals with Julia Roberts' Red Om Films and Brett Ratner's Rat Entertainment.

Among the highlights of the development slate are:
Saturn Films: VOODOO CHILD with writer John Collee.
JC 23 Entertainment: O'GUNN with writers Ed Cannistraci and Fred Seton.
1492 Pictures: THINGS THEY LEFT BEHIND, the Stephen King short story about 9/11 survivors, has been optioned. As has Thurston Clarke's book, 'The Last Campaign', and David Dorfman's script, 'It's A Miserable Life'. Rat Entertainment: YOUNGBLOOD based on Rob Liefeld's iconic graphic novel, INFINITY with writer John Collee; and JOHN DELOREAN PROJECT with James Toback Red Om Films: DAN ELDON PROJECT.

Thanks to Bev Vincent

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