Lightspeed Ahead for Disney & Bruckheimer
Disney and Jerry Bruckheimer Films have paid low-seven-figures against $3.5 million to Terry Rossio and Bill Marsilii for their pitch LIGHTSPEED, reports VARIETY. The story follows a young spaceship racer who has to rocket across the galaxy, which is about to go to war.
Rossio and Marsilii previously sold Disney the script to DÉJÀ VU for mid-seven-figures.
Rossio, who penned the PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN and NATIONAL TREASURE scripts for Bruckheimer, will also exec produce the live-action 3-D feature.