EXCLUSIVE: Jason Fuchs has been signed to write The Clock Without A Face for Paramount and Montecito Picture Company. Inspired by the children’s book, the film centers on the pursuit of the jeweled numerals stolen off a legendary ancient clock which legend has it gives the possessor the ability to control time. Fuchs, who last starred in Holy Rollers opposite Jesse Eisenberg and Justin Bartha and guested on ABC’s Pan Am, has been gaining traction in his writing career. He co-scripted the upcoming Ice Age: Contintential Drift and the Nick Cannon-produced Cinderella reimagining telepic Ragz for Nickelodeon. Fuchs has just been hired by Gold Circle to adapt the supernatural teen thriller Break My Heart 1000 Times, based on the Daniel Waters novel that will be published by Hyperion Books. Set nine years after an apocalyptic event that killed millions and left the world inhabited by ghosts, a teen girl attempts to navigate through ordinary life as she’s haunted by the ghosts of her dead father and a teen boy she never met but who might hold the key to changing everything. Universal will distribute. Gold Circle’s Onset Films has also optioned The Last First Time, a pre-apocalyptic comedy script that Fuchs wrote as a starring vehicle for himself. He’d play a college student who learns the world will end and sets out on a quest to lost his virginity before it does. David Brooks and Dan Clifton are producing. Fuchs is repped by Brookside Artist Management and WME.
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