Jacobson Assigned to Make "Picnic"

July 31, 2006 08:42:37 GMT

Writer-director David Jacobson has been chosen to helm Columbia's new project of "Roadside Picnic."

As Columbia goes on to develop "Roadside Picnic", David Jacobson has been tapped to direct the project with Neil Moritz seating as the film's producer, Variety has revealed. While cast still remains unknown, pic is made based on the book written by Russian authors, Boris and Arkady Strugatsky, under Columbia Pictures.

Also plotted to adapt the book, Jacobson has been known for his efforts both in directing and writing as seen in "Criminal" (1994), "Dahmer" (2002), and "Down in the Valley" (2005). As for Moritz, he has produced numerous screen features since 1990, including those of "I Know What You Did Last Summer" (1997), "Stealth" (2005), "Click" (2006), and TV series "Poison Break."

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