Screen Gems goes 'Within'
Unique banner to produce Olsen's thriller specSony's Screen Gems has picked up "Within," a thriller spec written by Jack Olsen, with Michael Lynne, Bob Shaye and Dylan Sellers attached to produce through the Unique Features banner.
The story, in the vein of "The Hands That Rocks the Cradle," revolves around a couple whose marriage is threatened when the baby surrogate they have hired becomes obsessed with wanting the husband and baby for herself.
Screen Gems president Clint Culpepper and senior vp production Scott Strauss will oversee the project.
Olsen, repped by UTA and Principato/Young, wrote "Beyond a Reasonable Doubt," RKO's upcoming remake of the 1956 film noir, starring Michael Douglas and Amber Tamblyn.
Unique, started by New Line founders-turned-producers Shaye and Lynne, has the spec script "Control-Alt-Delete" by Tim Kelleher and Danny Zuker set up at Warner Bros. (partialdiff)