Furious Angels: According to The Hollywood Reporter, ramping up for the new year, Paramount-based Scott Rudin Prods. has acquired its second property this week, making a pre-emptive bid on Philip Eisner's family melodrama/supernatural thriller, Furious Angels.

Earlier this week, Rudin acquired the rights to The Hours scribe Michael Cunningham's latest offering, Specimen Days, and set Matthew McConaughey to star in another project, Failure to Launch.

Eisner's credits include Event Horizon.