Wadlow busts out with Summit

Zeitchik, Steven
March 2008
Hollywood Reporter -- International Edition;3/28/2008, Vol. 404 Issue 8, p2
The article reports that Summit Entertainment LLC is employing director Jeff Wadlow to direct their upcoming project "The Tomb," a prison-escape movie whose main character will emulate MacGyver in emphasizing brains over brawn. The story revolves around a security expert who escaped from a high-security prison designed by him, with special focus on ingenuity instead of explosions. The film with action scenes and a strong central character is expected to be a potential franchise for the studio.


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