A new project is set to bloom under Intrepid Pictures. The company has acquired spec script "Mercy" from writers Carolyn Townsend and Eddie Hartman to develop it into a big screen feature.
While there's no word yet about either the helmer or cast members, it has been revealed that Chris Emerson will take seat as executive producer through his E-Squared production company. As for the story, pic will revolve around a college student who attempts to debunk the urban legend of the Mercy Killer only to find out that he is all too real and has selected her as his next victim.
A newcomer in feature film production, Intrepid was established in 2005 by Trevor Macy and Marc Evans. It also serves as co-financing company with a nonexclusive, first-look deal with Universal Pictures and Rogue Pictures.