Leonardo DiCaprio (through his production company Appian Way) and Warner Bros. have the latest Twilight Zone adaptation in the works and have already narrowed down the field of potential directors.
Variety: “Mutual interest is brewing between WB and at least three individuals: Christopher Nolan, Michael Bay and Alfonso Cuaron. (Insiders also say David Yates was on the short list, though his prospects have waned.)
“Sources say Nolan has emerged as the front-runner to get the offer, and though his close relationship with the studio is well documented, it’s not clear whether he’d take on the project, given its similarities to “Inception.” […]
“Cuaron also has a relationship with the studio, and the most favorable schedule. He’s currently wrapping up production on the space adventure “Gravity” and has not committed to his next project.” Read more.