Quick News: Ray, Wood, Love, Wonder, Infinite

Ray Romano Special
“Everybody Loves Raymond” star Ray Romano is returning to his standup comedy roots with an hourlong special on Netflix – his first standalone comedy special. The special will feature new material, with the taping and release date to be determined. [Source: Deadline]

In A Dark Dark Wood
Arash Amel (“A Private War”) has been hired to pen New Line’s film adaptation of Ruth Ware’s suspense novel “In A Dark Dark Wood” for producers Reese Witherspoon and Bruna Papandrea.

The story follows a reclusive writer who receives an invitation to a bachelorette party of her best friend from high school who she hasn’t seen in ten years. There are no plans at present for Witherspoon to star in this one. [Source: Deadline]

Scary Love
Enigmatic “The Room” actor-filmmaker Tommy Wiseau has announced a new project which he’s already shot – “Scary Love”. No word on a possible release date as yet. Set in a bleak Los Angeles, Wiseau plays a bounty hunter in search of his long-lost love. Wiseau only stars in the film, with Jennifer Juniper Stratford serving as director on the sci-fi tale. [Source: Heat Vision]

The Wonder of All Things
Cheryl Dunye (“The Watermelon Woman”) is set to write and direct a film adaptation of Jason Mott’s novel “The Wonder of All Things” for Lionsgate. David Heyman and Jeff Clifford will produce.

The supernatural story follows thirteen-year old Ava who discovers her healing powers after saving the life of her friend Wash following a plane disaster at an air show. [Source: Deadline]

Sony Pictures has picked up Jacob Chase’s supernatural spec script “Infinite” which now has Neal H. Moritz attached to produce. The story centers on a group of scientist-adventurers that have traveled to outer space, to the deepest of oceans, and now set their sights on their most dangerous expedition: the afterlife. [Source: Heat Vision]