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Universal Buys Josh Zetumer Pitch For Spy Thriller Franchise

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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alycakes3404d 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.