Father of Missing Family Seeks ‘Protection’

Gary Fleder (“Tales from the Crypt”) is attached to direct the thriller Protection for 20th Century Fox. The story centers on a college professor who investigates the disappearance of his wife and daughter and who must confront authorities at the Witness Protection Program to find them. Mark Bomback has been tapped to rewrite the script, which was an original spec from Allan Loeb. Bomback recently penned drafts of Unstoppable for Fox and director Tony Scott and Jack and the Giant Killer for New Line and helmer Bryan Singer.