Hollywood Producer Targets DickensBy Alexander G. Ross, PRNE
Tuesday, July 20, 2010
LOS ANGELES, July 21, 2010 - Hollywood film producer and founder of writemovies.com Alex Ross (The
List, 2007- Warner Bros.) is delighted to announce his latest feature project
THE CHIMES. The US$20m movie will focus on an almost cataclysmic love affair
in the life of Oliver Twist author Charles Dickens:
When Dickens falls in love with beautiful mysterious Isabella he is drawn
into her dark, dangerous world and risks everything to be with her, even his
The movie is to shoot in London and Italy; filming is anticipated to
start Summer 2011.
For 15 years Mr Ross was a Hollywood Literary Manager during which time
he discovered THE TRUMAN SHOW and its writer Andrew Niccol, later selling his
agency business Fortis Entertainment to actress Sandra Bullock.
THE CHIMES was written by British screenwriter Callie Lane. Ms Lane is
also adapting THE CHIMES as a stage musical, which will also be produced by
Mr Ross and this is expected to debut in London during Summer 2011.
The search for director and casts for both projects is currently
underway. Mr Ross says: 'The Chimes is a deeply imaginative script about one
of the world's favourite authors and we can't wait to bring this compelling
love story to stage and screen audiences.'
For more information on both projects please contact lorrie at lostinsoho.com, or +44(0)7515-357726
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