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Deborah Kaplan and Harry Elfont Plead for "Mercy"

May 10, 2007 (4:12 am) GMT
Writing duo Deborah Kaplan and Harry Elfont will work on together in penning the script for Columbia Pictures' "Sisters of Mercy."

Solidifying their longtime partnership in film industry, Deborah Kaplan and Harry Elfont have both given their agreement to write for "" that Columbia Pictures is developing alongside Overbrook Entertainment.

Intended to be a possible starring vehicle for , the picture revolves around a widower father who is rescued after his wife's death by members of her book club who soon begin running his life with advice on parenting and dating.

While director has yet to be found, it has been revealed that Smith will also serve as producer alongside James Lassiter via Overbrook as well as with Alex Siskin. Apart from "Mercy", the actor and Lassiter are also attached to carry out the same duty in "", "Tonight, He Comes", and "" among others.

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