He'll write and direct, with Scott Rudin producing.
Sony is now seeking other candidates.
An announcement is expected soon.
Though while Rudin gobbles up the rights to highbrow hits, his new deputy's experience tilts more toward pulp.
Don't worry, Ewan is still onboard.
"That is a deeply destructive thing to have done simply because you're disdainful of We Bought a Zoo."
Reviews were to be held off till closer to the December 21 release date.
The gator farm is making a comeback.
The director is looking at 'Maersk Alabama' with Tom Hanks, and Formula One drama 'Rush.'
And not to be self-serving, but it's based on a 'New York' Magazine feature.
A guide for the perplexed.
Insiders tell us that producer Scott Rudin is in discussions about possibly making the project with Greengrass at Focus Features.
In the wonderfully named 'The Motherf--ker With the Hat'
He's still working on 'The Corrections.'
Will a cocaine-fueled scene make the final cut?
Scott Rudin just optioned Franzen's much-acclaimed new book.
'Physically, she's the perfect look,' author says.
Say very little, and NEVER ask for his cell-phone number.
Plus: 'True Blood' gets its Alcide!
"I used to say, and I meant this in a nice way, that my mother should have been a Nazi interrogator."
Hint: Justin Timberlake.
Says a blogger who claims to have read it: "It's a story about greed, about obsession, about our belief that all the money in the world can make us happy."
They're both jerks! Allegedly!