Uni has right 'Moment' for Heyday

Kit, Borys
June 2006
Hollywood Reporter -- International Edition;6/13/2006, Vol. 394 Issue 41, p4
The article reports that Universal Pictures has acquired the rights to Ken Kalfus' short story "The Moment They Were Waiting For," setting Matthew Ryan Hoge to write the adaptation and John Crowley to direct. David Heyman is producing via his Heyday Films banner. In the story, a killer is executed, setting in motion a supernatural phenomenon whereby the entire citizenry learns of the date on which they will die. Universal Pictures president of production Donna Langley and director of development Kristin Lowe will oversee the project for the studio.


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