Stalked: Philip Noyce, Marco Polo, Midnight's Children
Philip Noyce is Above Suspicion.
Sergei Bodrov is making a Marco Polo film.
And Salman Rushdie's Midnight's Children is being made into a film.
Philip Noyce is to direct Above Suspicion. The film is based on a book by a New York Times journalist. It tells the true story of the only FBI agent who has been convicted of murder. A man with a family, he becomes involved with an informant and it threatens his job and marriage. The news is from The Hollywood Reporter.
An epic film about Marco Polo is coming our way. The story will be told through the point of view of Rustichello da Pisa. He helped Marco Polo write his autobiography while in prison. Sergei Bodrov will be directing the film, which considering Marco Polo's travels could be something special. News is from The Hollywood Reporter.
Salman Rushdie's Midnight's Children is to be made into a film. Deepa Mehta will direct, and he and Rushdie are going to work on the screeplay together. I haven't read the book but it seems to be a revered piece of work. The fictional book tells the story of Saleem Sinai, one of 1,001 children born at midnight on the day of India's independence. The news is from Variety.