'Rabbit' runs to Endgame
Maguire to produce dark thrillerEndgame has acquired "The Hungry Rabbit Jumps," a spec script 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 also is producing, as is Gordonstreet Pictures' Ram Bergman.
Endgame's Wendy Japhet is executive producing, while Lucas Smith is acting as co-executive producer.
Mark Ross oversees at Maguire Entertainment.
Endgame is a production and co-financing company, with credits including "Hotel Rwanda," "Harold & Kumar Go to White Castle," "White Noise" and the upcoming thriller "The Brothers 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 "Robotech" and is teaming up with Neal Moritz to adapt the comic book "Afterburn" for Relativity Media.