Crossing the Park: According to Variety, Disney has paid a mid-six-figure option for the rights to Ayelet Waldman's upcoming novel, tentatively titled "Crossing the Park."

"Park" is a drama centering around a woman, Emilia, who has been emotionally shattered by the death of her baby and is consumed with hostility for her young stepson. However, she soon discovers that to repair her marriage and herself she must earn the love of the boy.

Brian B.