Stephen Sommers Attains Some "Proximity"
Although he won't be sitting in the director's chair, filmmaker Stephen Sommers
," "Deep Rising
") has been brought on board as a producer on "Proximity Effect." Based on the Top Cow comic book of the same name, the plot "concerns a seemingly ordinary woman who exhibits extraordinary powers, but only when she is within a certain distance of a particular guy." Newbie screenwriter Jason Rothenberg has earned the adaptation gig. No word yet on who'll be directing, but expect the Universal folks to find somebody soon.