Apes and Angels: According to The Hollywood Reporter, one of the producers of Finding Neverland and that film's screenwriter are teaming up again. Nellie Bellflower has optioned the Philip Appleman novel Apes and Angels and has tapped David Magee to adapt the screenplay.
It is Magee's third screenplay assignment for Bellflower. In addition to "Neverland," Bellflower and Magee are working together on an adaptation of author Winifred Watson's novel "Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day" for Focus Features. "Apes" is a novel about young love in 1941 small-town America.