Trades: Sixty, Gigantic, Twilight, Guy

“Paramount Pictures has acquired Steve Martin’s comedy pitch “From Zero to Sixty”. Martin aims to re-team with Diane Keaton with the pair playing a couple like they previously did in “Father of the Bride”…” (full details)

“Fortissimo Films has picked up the comedy “Gigantic” starring Zooey Deschanel, Paul Dano and John Goodman. Matt Aselton helms the film which is scheduled for release later this year…” (full details)

“The Fort has acquired feature rights to William Gay’s Southern murder mystery “Twilight.” The story centers on two teen siblings who suspect something’s amiss with their whisky bootlegger father’s burial and soon learn that an undertaker is manipulating the dead in a small Southern town…” (full details)

“Whitewater Films and Reactor Films have picked up Amy Morland and Vicki Rocco’s romantic comedy script “The Transitional Guy.” The story centers on a struggling writer who uses his own dating experiences with recent divorcees as source material for his next book. However, his reputation as the perfect “transitional guy” leads to problems when he falls for one of his subjects…” (full details)