According to "Deadline", adventurous billionaire Richard Branson is negotiating to acquire the script for COLUMBUS written by T.S. Nowlin for his new production company. If he succeeds, infamous director McG (TERMINATOR SALVATION, CHARLIE'S ANGELS) will helm this epic about the equally infamous Christopher Columbus and his famous voyage to America apparently in a Zack Snyder's 300 style.
For some reason, Ridley Scott's future sf horror project, the prequel to ALIEN, is a hot topic these days around the net, probably because of the possible stars who might end up starring in this film which Scott wants to make as an R-rated flick. Natalie