Screenwriting News (March 26-April 1, 2018)

The week’s writing deals and movie project news.

David Koepp sells supernatural thriller spec script based on the novel “You Should Have Left” to Blumhouse Productions.

Tracy Letts adpating thriller novel “The Woman in the Window” for Fox 2000.

Damon Lindelof and Nick Cuse set up political thriller “The Hunt” at Universal and Blumhouse Productions with Craig Zobel to direct.

Mike Makowsky’s drama comedy “Bad Education” set at Automatik Entertainment with Hugh Jackman in talks to star.

Zak Penn writing science fiction “ROM” for Paramount Pictures

Ashleigh Powell adapting YA fantasy novel “The Hazel Wood” for Columbia Pictures and Sony Pictures Entertainment.

James V. Simpson sells science fiction thriller spec script “Intruders” to Paramount Pictures.

Ben Sinclair and Abdullah Saeed writing an untitled prison dance movie for New Regency with Sinclair to direct.