Spy News

Variety reports the very good news that Steven Spielberg's next movie might be a new adaptation of Donald Hamilton's MATT HELM books. The Paramount project has been in development at various studios for decades, but apparently a script by A-list screenwriter Paul Attanasio that's closer to Matt Damon's BOURNE IDENTITY than Dean Martin's campy 1960s Matt Helm movies has everybody excited. 

And in other lit spy-to-film news, Ron Howard has signed on to direct the movie adaptation of Robert Ludlum's PARSIFAL MOSAIC from a script by David Self.

2 thoughts on “Spy News”

  1. If memory serves, PARSIFAL will be (or was) turned into a Jason Bourne caper. Seems to me I read or saw something saying the plan was to take Ludlum’s other novels and use them for the Bourne franchise.
    This was at least a couple of years ago, and it could be all wrong, but that’s what I’m remembering….


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