Cassavetes chases "Fugitive" movie


According to The Associated Press, “Blue Crush” Director Nick Cassavetes is set to write and a Fugitive drug movie. According to the site, Jesse James Hollywood, 23, is wanted for allegedly ordering the 2000 execution of 15-year-old Nicholas Markowitz in the San Fernando Valley in retaliation for an unpaid drug debt. Cassavetes said his teenage daughter briefly went to the high school that Hollywood and Markowitz attended. He sees the story as depicting the intersection of the drug underworld and middle-class suburbia. Kevin Connolly will direct the film set for production by year’s end. Tobey Maguire and Leonardo DiCaprio will produce and help arrange financing, but they won’t be appearing in the flick.