Screenwriter Geoffrey Fletcher attends the Tribeca Film Festival Closing Night Party hosted by Bombay Sapphire on April 28, 2012 in New York City

*Oscar-winning “Precious” writer Geoffrey Fletcher is scripting “Attica,” about the 1971 Attica state prison riot, the bloodiest prison uprising in U.S. history.

Doug Liman is attached to direct the project.

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Director Carl Franklin

Carl Franklin, meanwhile, is set to direct “City of Night,” a thriller about a Los Angeles Police Department rookie who finds himself working in the toughest crime unit in the city.

Meyers Media Group and McDonald Entertainment announced Tuesday that they will co-finance the movie, written by David Chisholm.

Franklin, whose credits include “One False Move” and “Devil in a Blue Dress,” most recently directed the pilot episode of TNT’s “Falling Skies” and the premiere episode of Starz’s “Magic City.”