Lobell developing projects with Williams, Gere and Crystal


Veteran producer Mike Lobell, whose “Gambit” remake opens in the states later this year, updated Deadline on a few of his upcoming projects, many of which have big names attached.

Here’s a summary :

A Film By Alan Stuart Eisner
An ensemble comedy, dealing with a young man making a documentary to learn what happened to his family during World War II, will star Oliver Cooper, Shirley MacLaine, Robin Williams, Sienna Miller, Isla Fisher and Audra MacDonald. Rob Reiner also has a cameo.

This Man This Woman
An adult love story written by Frederic Raphael, which focuses on the trials and tribulations of a marriage, which will star Richard Gere.

Man on Spikes
The first novel from ”Eight Men Out” author Eliot Asinof, which Billy Crystal will direct. Fixes on a young man’s struggle to make it to the big leagues during the 1940′s.

Lobell’s past credits include “Tears of the Sun”, “The Journey of Natty Gann”, “Chances Are”, “Honeymoon in Vegas” and “Striptease”.