Eric Bress, the writer-director of The Butterfly Effect and scribe of Final Destination 2, has sold the spec American Drifter to Relativity Studios. Deal marks the second script Bress has sold in four weeks, the last being American Hostage to Bill Block at Merced Media.
American Drifter centers on a man who loses his father, a guy who has taught him to use his mind to do the impossible. Feeling guilty about his death and watching the love of his life go blind in an accident, the man travels the world through the fall of the Berlin Wall, Desert Storm, the LA riots and 9/11. Ultimately, he is reunited with his love.
J.C. Spink, Chris Bender and Jake Weiner of BenderSpink are producing. Bress is repped by UTA and Management 360.