Screenwriting News (April 2-April 8, 2018)

The week’s writing deals and movie project news.

Bo Burnham’s 2013 Black List script “Gay Kid and Fat Chick” set at Paramount Players with Amy York Rubin to direct.

Scott Z. Burns writing “The Torture Report” for VICE and Anonymous Content.

Jon Hoeber and Erich Hoeber writing “Untitled Dave Bautista Project” for STX Entertainment.

Daniel Kunka sells pitch “Trading in Starvation” to Focus Features with Smokehouse Pictures.

Adriana Maggs and Jane Maggs adapting sports drama “Goalie” for Blue Ice Pictures with Adriana Maggs to direct and Mark O’Brien to star.

Dan Mazeau adapting science fiction novel “Armada” for Universal Pictures.

Ashley Edward Miller writing “Red Sonja” for Millennium Films.

Damián Szifron writing “The Six Billion Dollar Man” for Warner Bros. Pictures, picked up in turnaround from The Weinstein Company.