The Help director Tate Taylor and Warren Littlefield are executive producing a present-day adaptation of In the Heat of the Night.
Sandra Bullock will star as Brownie Wise, who created the Tupperware home party strategy that helped elevate the brand.
Tate Taylor will direct FilmNation's In the Event of a Moon Disaster, inspired by an unused speech written for President Richard Nixon.
The upcoming novel centers on a young carnival worker who gets caught up in the legacy of a murderer and the fate of a dying child.
Brian Grazer and Mick Jagger is producing the project, which follows the The Godfather of Soul's rise to stardom.
The author of this best-selling novel offers insight into the story behind the movie, available on Blu-ray and DVD now.
The director is in talks with New Line to direct the project which is being developed for Melissa McCarthy.