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Joe Carnahan Tracking Sugar Bandits
He's negotiating to make the thriller

30 April 2013  |  Written by James White  |  Source: The Hollywood Reporter

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Joe Carnahan

Bouncing back from disappointment over his Daredevil pitch and abortive attempt to remake Death Wish, Joe Carnahan has been throwing himself into working on the pilot for TV drama Those Who Kill. Now, in addition to several other bubbling big screen projects, he’s in talks to tackle Sugar Bandits for Universal.

The script, written by The Town/The Strain’s Chuck Hogan and based on his novel Devils In Exile, deals with an Iraq War veteran named Neal Maven who returns from the conflict with little hope of a good job or a satisfying future.

He and a group of fellow soldiers decide to team up and rip-off the ill-gotten gains of some local drug dealers, which naturally puts them in real danger. Oh, and he’s also sleeping with his employer’s girlfriend.

This sounds like something Carnahan can really tear into, and makes us hopeful he’ll make a deal and shove it to the front of his To Do list. The writer/director is also developing a movie based on vampire graphic novel Undying Love, Mark Bowden’s Killing Pablo and Mark Millar’s comic book Nemesis


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