THE BOX A GO AT CAMELOT
Variety reports that Camelot Pictures, whose comedy/drama GARDEN STATE got picked up for big bucks by Fox Searchlight and Miramax this past week, will finance and produce THE BOX, a teamup of filmmakers Eli (CABIN FEVER) Roth and Richard (DONNIE DARKO) Kelly. Roth will direct and the duo scripted from the Richard Matheson story ?Button, Button,? in which a squabbling married couple are presented with a wooden box. Pushing a button on the box will grant the duo instant riches?but will also kill off someone they don?t know. The story previously served as the basis for an episode of the late-?80s TWILIGHT ZONE revival starring Mare Winningham and Vincent Schiavelli. Kelly, his Darko Entertainment partner Sean McKittrick and Camelot?s Gary Gilbert and Dan Halsted will produce THE BOX, which is slated to roll later this year.
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