February 15, 2007 10:35:32 GMT
"Men of Honor" helmer George Tillman Jr. is onboard to direct "The Siege of Fulton Avenue" at Contrafilm.
Embracing his first directorial work since 2000's "Men of Honor", George Tillman Jr. has signed on to helm "The Siege of Fulton Avenue", which is set to be produced by Contrafilm for DreamWorks Pictures, The Hollywood Pictures has revealed.
Adapted from a New York magazine article by David Amsden that is based on an actual event, the project is set on the eve of high school graduation during which seniors throw an epic house party. As it goes out of control, police then are called, making the night a defining moment for the teenagers inside as they struggle with their fears of growing up.
Names to star have not yet been known, but it is confirmed that Jeff Roda is on duty to pen the script. The man recently was tapped to perform the same task for "My All-American", a high school comedy of Paramount Pictures production, with "South Park" creator Trey Parker at helm.