MadRiver, Ruben Fleisher Team on THE REGIONAL OFFICE IS UNDER ATTACK12:43 AM
“It’s rare that you read a book so original and so funny that so clearly translates to a big, fun, commercial film. We feel very lucky Manuel has entrusted us with his first novel, and are excited to work with Ames and Turner and MadRiver to bring it to life,” Fleischer said.
"We are thrilled to be in business with Ruben and his team on ‘The Regional Office,’" Marc Butan said. "His ability to blend character, action and comedy is as good as it gets and he is a perfect fit for this project."MadRiver recently completed James Gray’s Lost City of Z, set to release next year with Amazon Studios, and is in post-production on Peter Landesman’s Felt starring Liam Neeson and Diane Lane.
The District executive produces NBC’s “Superstore,” which just received a full-season Season 2 order.
Gonzales is the author of The Miniature Wife and Other Stories, which won the Sue Kaufman Prize for First Fiction and the John Gardner Prize for fiction.
Ames & Turner got their start writing on “Boardwalk Empire.”
Fleischer is repped by CAA, Management 360 and lawyer Warren Dern. Gonzales is repped by CAA, Management 360. Ames & Turner are repped by CAA and Gotham.