Universal buys 'Safe House' script

David Guggenheim's screenplay fielded multiple offers

David Guggenheim has sold his original screenplay "Safe House" to Universal Pictures after fielding offers from several studios. Scott Stuber is attached to produce.

In the script's story line, the only surviving agent of an attack on a CIA safe house must find a way to transport a dangerous prisoner to a second safe house while they are pursued by forces that want them both dead.

Senior executive vp production Peter Cramer will oversee the project for the studio.

Stuber's next project, "The Wolfman," hits theaters Friday. The producer also has "Your Highness," "Repo Men" and "Love and Other Drugs" in production.

Guggenheim, who is repped by APA and Madhouse Entertainment, has his original screenplay "Medallion" set up with McG as a producer.