Script News: Impostor, Empire, Life

The Impostor’s Daughter
Zambry Films has picked up the film rights to the 2010 graphic novel “The Impostor’s Daughter”. Marshall Lewy (“California Solo”) will pen the script with the intent to direct.

The story tracks journalist Laurie Sandell’s discovery that all the amazing adventures and run-ins with the rich and famous her father told her growing up were lies. [Source: Deadline]

“Source Code” writer Ben Ripley and producer Mark Gordon are attached to the action project “Empire” which will be produced at The Mark Gordon Company.

The storyline is being kept under wraps, while the tone is akin to “Safe House” and “The Usual Suspects”. [Source: THR]

Book of Life
Fox Animation Studios has come onboard the Guillermo del Toro-produced animated adventure “Book of Life” which Jorge R. Gutierrez will pen and direct.

Previously called “Day of the Dead,” story details are being kept under wraps. An October 10th 2014 release date is being targeted. [Source: The Hollywood Reporter]