Thursday, November 08, 2007

Too Proud To Run...

Remake rights to the 1952 classic Western "High Noon" have been acquired by producer Mark Headley, actor Christopher Mitchum and business partner Toni Covington for High Noon Productions.

Rights were secured from actress Karen Sharp Kramer, wife of the late Stanley Kramer, producer of the original film.

High Noon Prods. is seeking a director and star to begin shooting next year with a budget of $20 million.

The original "High Noon" feature was written by John Cunningham and Carl Foreman, directed by Fred Zinnemann, based on the pulp short story, "The Tin Star."