- Chris Rock is replacing David Mamet in writing the script for the remake of the Akira Kurosawa's 1963 detective thriller "High and Low".
- The story follows an executive named Kingo Gondo, who learns that his son has been kidnapped. He is prepared to pay the ransom amount until he discovers that the kidnappers mistakenly abducted the child of his chauffeur. Gondo must decide between keeping the money he has saved up for a critical corporate buyout or using it to save his driver's son.
- The film will be directed by Mike Nichols.
Source: Black Voices
Related Titles: High and Low