Script News: Rome, Alexander, Gray

The Kings of Rome
Le Grisbi Productions and DCM Productions are teaming for the feature “The Kings Of Rome” from a script by Don MacPherson (“Fleming”).

The drama follows an American investigator sent to Rome to collect a debt. There, he gets sucked into a Dantean underworld of corruption, sex and murder that reaches to the highest echelons of the Vatican. [Source: Deadline]

Untitled Alexander Solzhenitsyn Biopic
Primeridian Entertainment has hired Cyrus Nowrasteh to write and direct a feature film based on the life of Soviet dissident and author Alexander Solzhenitsyn.

The company has optioned rights to D.M. Thomas’ biography “Alexander Solzhenitsyn: A Century in His Life.” Nowrasteh will write the script with his wife, Betsy Giffen Nowrasteh. [Source: Variety]

Untitled James Gray Project
RT Features is set to produce an untitled sci-fi thriller from filmmaker James Gray. Gray will direct and co-wrote the original script with “Fringe” scribe Ethan Gross. [Source: Variety]