Script Deals: Patriot, Airport, New York

Patriot Down
Paramount Pictures has picked up Ian Stone’s original screenplay “Patriot Down” which revolves around the U.S. president stuck in an unusual situation says Risky Biz Blog.

Brad Weston and Kevin J. Walsh are producing. Stone has served as second assistant director on most of Steven Spielberg’s directorial efforts of the past decade.

Untitled Airport Pitch
DreamWorks Pictures has landed “Handsome Devil” scribe Jeremy Slater’s untitled airport thriller pitch which Alex Kurtzman and Roberto Orci will produce.

Matthew Cullen is attached to direct that film but plot details are being kept under wraps.

Escape from New York
Producer Neal Moritz says a script for the “Escape from New York” remake is done and they’re out to directors says Collider.

They’ve also had a few meetings with couple of actors really want to play Snake Plissken.