Carl Ellsworth will rewrite the action-thriller screenplay C.O.D. (Cash on Delivery) for Paramount Pictures. Lars Jacobson wrote the original script.
The story follows a New York City bike messenger who is forced to deliver three bombs under threat of his family receiving one. He must avoid capture by not only the authorities but also by an entire nation looking to stop him.
Barry Josephson (Enchanted) is producing through Josephson Entertainment along with Neal Flaherty (The Hole) of Royal Prospect.
Ellsworth credits include “Xena: Warrior Princess,” “Buffy the Vampire Slayer,” Red Eye, Disturbia and the upcoming Red Dawn.