Writer/director Cameron Crowe has been quite busy as of late and he’s only getting busier. He recently cast Emma Stone in an untitled romantic comedy (likely called Deep Tiki) set in Hawaii. Now reports say he has set the follow-up to that film, too.
Crowe is moving forward with Beautiful Boy, based on a novel by David Sheff, about a family dealing with their son’s meth addiction. Crowe will write and direct the project. He’ll also incorporate elements from a related novel called Tweak, written by the subject of the first book, Sheff’s son Nic.
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Good news for Cameron Crowe fans as mere months after his last film, the next one is gaining traction. Sony has just bought the rights to a new romantic comedy by the writer director with Emma Stone attached to star. Though not mentioned in the initial report, additional outlets are reporting the film is Deep Tiki, a tropical romance Crowe was fiddling with in 2008 with Ben Stiller and Reese Witherspoon attached at the time. Whether or not that’s this film or not has yet to be confirmed but Crowe will write and direct while Stone will play opposite a male, who has yet to be cast. The tone is said to be in line with the classic Crowe films like Almost Famous and Jerry Maguire. Scott Rudin is producing. Read more after the jump. Read More »
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The untitled Cameron Crowe tropical comedy starring Ben Stiller and Reese Witherspoon (read about the plot here) has finally been titled “Deep Tiki“. Lets hope that is just a working production title, because it sounds like a bad direct to dvd comedy. But Witherspoon tells Collider that the production has been postponed from a January start.
Speaking of working titles, Marvel is using “Rasputin” as the working production title for the Iron Man 2 according to Production Weekly. I should note that the film will not be released under this title, its only for internal use. For example, Return of the Jedi filmed under “Blue Harvest” and Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull shot under the working title “The Untitled Genre Project”.