Dreamworks Drops Catholic Pedophile Film

DreamWorks has opted to drop development on Tom McCarthy’s untitled feature about the Catholic Church’s cover-up of its pedophile priests in Massachusetts.

Participant Media remains attached as as producers and is shopping the film around town with Warner Bros. Pictures likely to scoop it up.

The story follows the Pulitzer Prize-winning Boston Globe journalists who exposed the scandal. Matt Damon is rumored to be McCarthy’s first choice for the lead.