- Fox 2000 Pictures has acquired the rights to "The Monster of Florence", the Douglas Preston and Mario Spezi's novel about the investigation into the murderer known as Il Mostro, who killed more than a dozen people from the late 1960s to the mid-1980s without being caught.
- George Clooney is set to star in the crime thriller.
Rights to the novel were first acquired by United Artists in September 2008, with Tom Cruise interested in starring and Christopher McQuarrie writing the adaptation.
- Nathan Alexander is co-writing with McQuarrie.
Source: The Hollywood Reporter
Related Titles: The Monster of Florence