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Zak Penn Not Afraid of Getting "Dirty"

July 6, 2007 (5:22 am) GMT
Noted screenwriter Zak Penn has been appointed to rewrite Warner Bros. Pictures' remake of 1967's "Dirty Dozen."
Zak Penn

Ready to give his touch on the project, "" scribe Zak Penn has come onboard to carry out a rewrite on "", a Warner Bros. Pictures remake of the 1967 actioner featuring Lee Marvin as a major who conscripts twelve condemned soldier-prisoners for a dangerous mission in WWII.

The screenplay, developed to contemporize the original storyline, initially had Scott Rosenberg to work on alongside Andre Nemec and Josh Appelbaum. Rosenberg, a graduate of Boston University and UCLA, is widely known for being the screenwriter of "Con Air" while both Nemec and Appelbaum are recognized to be the writer-producers of ABC's hit spy-fi series "Alias."

Names to direct and star have not yet been revealed, but it has been learned that prominent producer Joel Silver is set to produce together with Bruce Berman, Steve Richards, and Susan Downey. Silver, who has been circulating in producing field since the 1970s, recently brought back "He-Man and the Masters of the Universe" into development also for Warner Bros. with Justin Marks to write the script.

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