Weitz Plants Next Film at Summit

“New Moon” director is prepping adaptation of “The Gardener” scripted by Eric Eason.

Last Updated: November 23, 2009 @ 12:24 PM

Chris Weitz, director of Summit Entertainment’s weekend smash "New Moon," is in discussions with the producer about his follow-up film, which will start next spring.

Weitz said he plans to go to work for Summit right away on "The Gardener," with deals in the works for Weitz and Eric Eason ("Manito"), who wrote the screenplay. It’s about a hard-working immigrant who lives in Los Angeles and his efforts to protect his son.

Read more in Variety.