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Crosshair Picked Up By Summit

Summit is in negotiations to pick up Crosshair , an action comic book from Top Cow Prods. David Hoberman and Todd Lieberman, riding high as part of the producing team behind the Oscar-winning boxing movie The Fighter , are attached as producers, while Morgan Foehl is attached as the writer. Crosshair is about a former CIA assassin who "faces his most dangerous enemy ever -- himself." After learning that in 48 hours a trigger in his brain will turn him into a mindless killer with the president of the U.S. as his target, he embarks on a mission to find out who did this to him and how he can stop it before it's too late. Think The Manchurian Candidate meets 24. Crosshair, which was created by Marc Silvestri, written by Jeff Katz, and illustrated by Silverstri and Allan Jefferson. Mandeville picked up the comic during last year’s Comic Con, intent on developing the property as a film. In January, it set Foehl to write the script. Summit is in the midst of making de

Top Cow's Comic "Alibi" Picked up By Summit Entertainment

Top Cow's Comic "Alibi" Picked up By Summit Entertainment Summit Entertainment, fresh off the success of "New Moon," has come onboard a feature version of Top Cow's comicbook "Alibi," with Mandeville toppers David Hoberman and Todd Lieberman producing. Comicbook, published last year, centers on a well-known socialite whose public presence establishes a perfect alibi for the covert activity of his secret twin brother, a government assassin. Mandeville snapped up rights to the project shortly after Comic-Con (Daily Variety, Aug. 4). Summit's attached John Hlavin to pen the script. He was recently hired to write the fourth installment of "Underworld" for Screen Gems and is developing his Western screenplay "Gunslinger" at Warner Bros. Hlavin's also writing "Boston P.D.," a cop procedural produced by Don Cheadle under his Crescendo banner, for NBC. He was previously was a writer and story editor on "The Shie