EXCLUSIVE: Paramount Pictures has acquired Do No Harm, a script by Julia Cox that made the Black List. Joel Silver produces with Ethan Erwin and Sarah Meyer overseeing for Silver Pictures. Script is an erotic thriller in the vein of Unfaithful and Fatal Attraction, and it’s drawing interest from talent.
Cox is separately developing an untitled feature with The Firm and The Pursuit Of Happyness director Gabriele Muccino and her other Black List script, The Takeaway, is set up with Clement Miserez’s Radar Films with Leila Smith attached to produce.
The scribe, who came up as writer’s assistant to Parenthood and Friday Night Lights exec producer Jason Katims, recently completed an original pilot for McG and Wonderland. She’s repped by APA, manager Allison Doyle and attorney Wayne Alexander.