Thursday, January 31, 2013

Cinemystery: Don Winslow's The Power of the Dog to be Adapted for Film

Cinemystery: Crime Novels Adapted for Film

Deadline is reporting that the screenwriters for the Swedish film adaptation of Stieg Larsson's The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo will adapt Don Winslow's crime thriller The Power of the Dog.

Nikolag Arcel will direct a screenplay co-written with Rasmus Heisterberg and Shane Salerno, who was also co-wrote the screenplay of another Winslow adaptation, Savages. Shane and Winslow are also teaming up on the screenplay adaptation of the latter's Satori, which is in pre-production at Warner Bros.

No studio is attached to this new project yet.

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The Power of the Dog by Don Winslow

The Power of the Dog
Don Winslow

Art Montana is an obsessive DEA agent. The Barrera brothers are heirs to a drug empire. Nora Hayden is a jaded teenager who becomes a high-class hooker. Father Parada is a powerful and uncorruptable Catholic priest. Callan is an Irish kid from Hell's kitchen who grows up to be a merciless hitman. And they are all trapped in the world of the Mexican drug Federación.

From the streets of New York City to Mexico City and Tiajuana to the jungles of Central America, this is the war on drugs like you've never seen it.

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