Posted on Wednesday, October 26th, 2011 by Angie Han
It’s been months since Black Swan co-writer Mark Heyman began shopping his upscale thriller XOXO, but the project has finally found a home at Lionsgate. After months of negotiation, the studio has just finalized a deal to acquire Heyman’s spec script, described as “Fatal Attraction for the digital age.” As previously reported, Darren Aronofsky and Michael London (Sideways) are set to produce, along with Kelly Mullen. More details after the jump.
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Posted on Monday, June 27th, 2011 by Angie Han
If you loved Black Swan but thought it might be even better with a touch of The Social Network or Catfish, Mark Heyman‘s got a new project that may excite you. The Black Swan writer is currently shopping an “upscale genre story” titled XOXO that sounds like a combination of last year’s most buzzed-about films — albeit an intriguing, promising mismash.
Combining the creepy obsessive relationship of Black Swan, the Facebook focus of The Social Network, and the social media savvy of Catfish, XOXO follows the story of a young man who strikes up a relationship with a young woman he meets online, only to find the relationship take a disturbing turst when she begins stalking him. Darren Aronofsky and Sideways producer Michael London are already set to produce. Read more after the jump.
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