Endgame captures Maguire's 'Rabbit'
EmptyEndgame has acquired "The Hungry Rabbit Jumps," a spec by Robert Tannen. Tobey Maguire is producing via Maguire Entertainment.
Plot details are being kept under lock and key, though the script is described as a dark, character-driven thriller.
Endgame's Jim Stern is also producing as is Gordonstreet Pictures' Ram Bergman.
Endgame's Wendy Japhet is exec producing while Lucas Smith is acting as co-exec producer.
Mark Ross oversees at Maguire Entertainment.
Endgame is a production and a co-financing company, with credits including "Hotel Rwanda," "Harold and Kumar Go to White Castle" "White Noise" and the upcoming thriller "The Brother Bloom" starring Rachel Weisz and Adrien Brody. The company has a financing arrangement with Louisiana which sees a number of their pictures shoot in the state.
Tannen, repped by Features Artists Agency and Shuman Co., wrote 2006's "Even Money," starring Kim Basinger and Danny DeVito.
Maguire next stars opposite Jake Gyllenhaal and Natalie Portman in Jim Sheridan's "Brothers." On the producer side, he is developing a live-action adaptation of the anime classic "Robotech" and is teaming up with Neal Moritz to adapt comic book "Afterburn" for Relativity Media.