Script Sales For - 11/16/1999
November 16th, 1999
Hollywood Script Deals
Producing duo Richard Donner and Lauren Shuler-Donner
are reportedly very excited about their latest aquisition,
"Yanqui," original treatment by scribe Allan Scott.
Story line: a story about one bearded dictator from a communist
island nation who is long winded, fond of cigars and baseball.
That's not all, now picture Robert De Niro playing the lead.
Reportedly he is already signed on.
Deal: pending, as the Donners are taking it to studios this week.
Writer credits: "Dante's Peak" (1997, uncredited), "In Love and War"
(1997, story), "Regeneration" (1997), "Preacher's Wife, The" (1996).