Howard, Ferguson, Greenfield Set Projects

Three projects have had directors attached to them today according to Variety.

Universal and Imagine Entertainment have acquired Max Landis’ script pitch “Amnesty” which Ron Howard is attached to direct.

Story details are being kept under wraps, though Brian Grazer will produce.

Meanwhile, Charles Ferguson (“Inside Job”) is attached to direct HBO’s upcoming film based on Australian journalist and WikiLeaks mastermind Julian Assange. Audrey Marrs will produce with Ferguson.

Finally, 20th Century Fox has bought an untitled edgy buddy action-comedy script which will be the next project of “Something Borrowed” director Luke Greenfield.

Greenfield and Nicholas Thomas wrote the script while Simon Kinberg will produce.