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Script Deals: McAfee, War, Screw, Sea

By Garth Franklin Tuesday July 30th 2013 07:15AM

John McAfee Biopic
"Ed Wood" and "Man on the Moon" scribes Scott Alexander and Larry Karaszewski are being brought onboard the John McAfee biopic in development at Warner Bros. Pictures.

McAfee made his fortune from the anti-virus software that bears his name, but was wanted for questioning in connection with murder charges in Belize last year. [Source: ]

War Correspondents
"Grey's Anatomy" and "Scandal" creator Shonda Rhimes is set to pen the feature drama "War Correspondents" for Sony Pictures.

The story follows a number of female war correspondents. Betsy Beers and Mark Gordon will executive produce. [Source: The Live Feed]

Screw Everyone
Zucker Productions has acquired film rights to NPR host Ophira Eisenberg's comic memoir "Screw Everyone: How I Slept My Way to Monogamy".

The book recounts more than a decade and a half of relationships she indulged in where her attitude was saying 'yes' to nearly everything before getting married. [Source: Variety]

South China Sea
Millennium Films has picked up Kerry Williamson's contemporary Asian pirates action script "South China Sea". Andrew Gunn will produce.

The story centers on a detective who must team up with an American expat on death row to track down the American’s son, who stole a ship that was already stolen and was being used by Triad gangs. [Source: Heat Vision]

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