EFM: The Exchange has come on to finance and handle world sales on crime thriller Men With No Fear, which Nicolas Cage is understood to be circling. Separately, producers have announced the multi-director project Fear Paris.

Bryan Singer and Jason Taylor of Bad Hat Harry Productions will produce Men With No Fear, about a newly released prisoner who plans to win back his estranged son from his treacherous boss.

Paco Cabezas will direct from his own screenplay.

  • Joe Dante, Xavier Gens and Timo Vuorensola will direct Fear Paris with two additional directors set to join the Paris-set fantasy horror project. Producers Laura Rister of Untitled Entertainment, Ehud Bleiberg of Bleiberg Entertainment, Steven Schneider of Vicarious Entertainment and Darryn Welch of Instinctive Film anticipate a summer or autumn start. Pixomondo and Prime Focus will create the effects and WME Global and Rister will represent North American rights.