'Da Vinci' Prequel Hit By Strike
Monday, November 19th, 2007
Sony's "Angels & Demons" has become the first major casualty of the ongoing writers strike.
Studio said Friday that it is postponing production on the Tom Hanks starrer, which is a prequel to last year's megahit "The Da Vinci Code." Sources said the script, which was penned by "Da Vinci" scribe Akiva Goldsman, was rushed to meet the WGA's Nov. 1 deadline for reaching a new contract with producers, and came in with insurmountable problems. Furthermore, no cast had signed on beyond Hanks.
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