EXCLUSIVE: Paramount Pictures is buying Agatha, spec screenplay written by Allison Schroeder which has Will Gluck attached to direct. Disruption Entertainment’s Mary Parent and Cale Boyter are producing with Benderspink’s Chris Bender, Jake Weiner, and JC Spink.

Spec is an action adventure which surmises what really happened to Agatha Christie during the 11 days she went missing. Plot specifics are being kept under wraps but tonally it is described as a female Sherlock Holmes meets Romancing The Stone. Schroeder previously wrote a Mean Girls sequel and was a writer for CW’s Beverly Hills 90210. Will Gluck is currently rewriting Annie to direct for Sony. Both Gluck and Schroeder are repped by UTA and Schroeder is also repped by Benderspink and attorney Lev Ginsburg.

Benderspink just produced The Incredible Burt Wonderstone, Hangover Part III, We’re The Millers and Ride Along. Par’s David Beaubaire brought in the spec.

For Real
1 year
A sad fact indeed. Even sadder is that nearly all of the few sales by female writers...
bobby the saint
1 year
I am sure Allison is a nice gal and all, but how can the scribe behind "Mean...
The English Impatient
1 year
Wait. This is the same girl who wrote "Mean Girls 2"? Well that is an enormous "Pass"...