APA has signed screenwriter Daniel Turkewitz, who recently sold his feature spec script Tranquility Base, to 20th Century Fox in a pre-emptive buy. Scott Free’s Ridley Scott, Michael Schaefer, Brooklyn Weaver and Jonathan Krauss are set to produce the sci-fi space drama which has elements of Lord Of The Flies. Michael Pruss will executive produce. Turkewitz was a successful Manhattan architect who decided to change careers and apply to film school, going on to receive his masters in screenwriting from NYU. Turkewitz also is repped by manager Brooklyn Weaver and attorney Jeff Frankel.
APA Signs Screenwriter Daniel Turkewitz
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