Ross Katz to direct film of David Morrell’s ...

Many moons ago (Four years), I wrote about plans to make a film of David Morrell’s nifty novel THE BROTHERHOOD OF THE ROSE. At the time, Adam Cozad was handling writing duties for Warner Brothers. Things have changed: Ross Katz is slated to write and direct for Golden Circle films. Katz is best known as a producer of Lost in Translation and Marie Antoinette. He did write/direct Taking Chance, the 2009 HBO telefilm based on the true experiences of Lt. Col. Michael Strobl. TC garnered praise and was nominated for Golden Globes and Emmy awards. TBotR tells the story of about a pair of orphans raised by a CIA operative. The Operative...

Warner Brothers buys David Morrell’s The Brotherhood of the Rose. Jul10

Warner Brothers buys David Morrell’s The Bro...

David Morell is best known as the author of First Blood, the novel that gave birth to the character John Rambo. First Blood was made into a film, with Stylvester Stallone making the Vietnam vet an American Icon of the 80s. John Rambo was a perfect fit for the Reagan era.Now another of his novels has been optioned for the big screen. Warner Brothers has purchased the rights to The Brotherhood of the Rose.TBotR tells the story of about a pair of orphans raised by a CIA operative. The Operative trains them to be assassins. Wow, the child psychologists would have a field day with that situation. Actually, this sounds like it could be a Geraldo...