WB seeks rights to 'Boiled'

Harris, Dana
August 2001
Daily Variety;8/24/2001, Vol. 272 Issue 60, p2
Trade Publication
Reports that United States-based Warner Bros. Pictures is negotiating with Frank Miller and Geof Darrow for the feature rights to their comic book 'Hard Boiled.' Film adaptation plans; David Fincher as director; Nicolas Cage set to star in the film.


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