Josh Lucas to star in ‘Tell-Tale’

November 14th, 2007 - 8:36 am ICT by admin  
The Scott Free Prods.’ pic is being helmed by Michael Cuesta, and has been inspired by the classic Edgar Allan Poe story “The Tell-Tale Heart.”

The adaptation will see ‘Sweet Home Alabama’ star Lucas playing the role of a single father whose recently transplanted heart leads him on a frantic search to find the donor’s killer before a similar fate befalls him.

Scott Free’s Ridley Scott, Tony Scott and Michael Costigan are on board as producers along with Social Capital Films’ Martin Shore and Christopher Tuffin, reports Variety.

Executive producing are Gordon Steel and John Baca of the Steel Co. along with Dave Callaham, Matthew Chausse and Scott Free’s Malcolm Reeve and Michael Ellenberg.

Hyde Park is handling the international rights and already has closed sales for South Korea, Eastern Europe, Benelux, Portugal, Greece, Singapore, South Africa, Turkey, Middle East, Malaysia, Brazil, Mexico and Latin America.

Deals are pending for several additional major territories.

Lucas recently wrapped production on the feature films “Death in Love” and “Boy in the Box”. (ANI)

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