Fox 2000 Picks Up 'Highrise' Script
Fox 2000 has picked up Highrise, a thriller spec script from Peter Dowling.
Jon Shestack, whose credits include Air Force One and Dan in Real Life, is on board to produce.
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The logline is being kept under wraps, but it's described as being in the vein of the Stephen King story and subsequent movie Misery, this time set in a Manhattan skyscraper.
Dowling has a thing for contained thrillers. He was a writer on the 2005 Jodie Foster thriller Flightplan, which was set on a plane. He also wrote and directed Stag Night, a thriller that took place in subway tunnels.
He is repped by APA, Industry Entertainment, and Abrams, Garfinkel.
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