David Permut

‘Face/Off’ & ‘Hacksaw Ridge’ Producer David Permut Lines Up True Crime Movie About “Dexter Killer” Mark Twitchell; Sam Hobkinson To Write & Direct

Click here to read the full article. EXCLUSIVE: Face/Off and Hacksaw Ridge producer David Permut has acquired Steve Lillbuen’s true crime book The Devil’s Cinema about Canadian filmmaker Mark Twitchell who was convicted of first degree murder in 2011. Twitchell is serving a life sentence for the murder of John Brian Altinger, whom he lured into a “kill room” set up in his garage-turned-film-studio. Twitchell bludgeoned and stabbed Altinger, before cutting him apart and then dumping his remains in garbage bags. His arrest and trial attracted substantial media attention since his crimes were inspired by TV series Dexter and lead character Dexter Morgan, prompting some outlets to refer...
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David Permut leads Frank Pesce tributes

David Permut has led the tributes to Frank Pesce following his death at the age of 75. The actor- who had roles in 'Top Gun' and the first two 'Beverly Hills Cop' movies - passed away on February 6 due to dementia complications and has been fondly remembered by the Hollywood producer.
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Patrick Patterson & Joel Reilly Launch Undisputed Pictures, Team Up With Producer David Permut For Sports Drama ‘Dock’

EXCLUSIVE: NBA forward Patrick Patterson has partnered with producer Joel Reilly to launch Undisputed Pictures, a new production company with operations in both the U.S. and Canada, which will develop, finance and produce a slate of film, TV, media and entertainment projects, teaming up with Oscar nominated producer David Permut (Hacksaw Ridge, Face/Off) on its new feature, Dock. The film will tell the story of Major League Baseball pitcher Dock Ellis, an outspoken player for the Pittsburgh Pirates during the 1970s, who led the team to a World Series championship in ’71. Ellis was a fierce advocate for Black players’ rights...

David Permut Acquires Rights To Joanna Hodgkin’s ‘Tell Me Who I Am’ For Narrative Adaptation

EXCLUSIVE: Oscar nominated Hacksaw Ridge producer David Permut has scooped up the rights to produce the narrative adaptation of Alex and Marcus Lewis’ gripping true story which was chronicled in Joanna Hodgkin’s best-selling book Tell Me Who I Am, as well as in Netflix’s critically acclaimed documentary of the same name. After losing his memory in a motorcycle accident at age 18, Alex Lewis relies on the only person he recognizes, his twin brother Marcus, to teach him who he is. But the idyllic childhood Marcus paints is hiding a traumatic family secret that the twins must finally face together decades later. The documentary played in...

English-Language Remake Of Spanish Hit Comedy ‘The People Upstairs’ In The Works From ‘Hacksaw Ridge’ Producer David Permut

EXCLUSIVE: The People Upstairs, the Spanish comedy which debuted at San Sebastian last year and is up for multiple Goya Awards in 2021, is getting the English-language treatment after producer David Permut, whose credits include Hacksaw Ridge and Face/Off, acquired remake rights. The Spanish movie comes from Truman filmmaker Cesc...