BYLINE: Thom Geier and Chris Genussa
Columbia Pictures is in negotiations
to acquire the feature
film rights to Robert Crais' soon-to-be published novel
"Demolition Angel" for producer Laurence Mark in a deal
that could pay out $500,000 against $1 million, sources
"Demolition Angel," slated to be
published by Doubleday in
May, is the story of a female bomb squad veteran whose
partner/boyfriend was killed in a bombing. When the shell-shocked
woman begins to investigate the incident, she uncovers a
Crais, repped by the Broder-Kurland-Webb-Uffner
and New York-based literary agent Aaron Priest, wrote the novel
"L.A. Requiem," a story of revenge and murder in Los Angeles.
Crais, with producer Dick Wolf, also developed the
upcoming "The Invisible Man" for the Sci-Fi Channel.
New York lit scouts Manuel Wally
and Jon Furay of Other Prods.
were instrumental in getting the material to Mark.
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