Amblin Partners just won an auction for Ruthless, a female-driven action spec script by John Swetnam that had producers and studios going all week. San Andreas helmer Brad Peyton is attached to direct, and Weimaraner Republic Pictures partners and The Shallows producers Matti Leshem and Lynn Harris are attached to produce along with Tripp Vinson and Jeff Fierson, who’s Peyton’s partner in ASAP Entertainment. Vinson Films’ Tara Farney will be exec producer. The deal was worth mid- to high-six figures, and a lot of actresses are already circling. Read more 

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