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Universal Buys Josh Zetumer Pitch For Spy Thriller Franchise

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Universal Pictures has acquired an untitled action thriller pitch from Josh Zetumer, with Captivate Entertainment’s Ben Smith and Jeffrey Weiner producing. The deal was generous for a pitch–high six against seven-figures– and the hope is to launch a franchise. There is an intriguing back story to this deal. Zetumer was the young writer that Universal drafted to script a fourth installment of the Bourne Identity franchise, which is produced by Captivate, the Universal-based company which controls the rights to many of the bestsellers by the late author Robert Ludlum.

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alycakes1756d ago

If he was working on Bourne writings these have to be pretty good spy movie possibilities. I like this already. I could sit and watch spy thrillers and conspiracies all day long.