DEADLINE.COM:  Warner Bros. and Team Downey have hired Oscar-nominated scribe screenwriter Terry Rossio to pen the script for Yucatan, which is based on a 1700-page manuscript written and developed by film icon, Steve McQueen.  Rossio’s previous credits include Pirates of the Caribbean and the film will be co-produced by Chad McQueen and Lance Sloane. It is seen as a potential starring vehicle for RDJ.

IN OTHER NEWS/OF NOTE:  The 1980s-set rehab drama that Team Downey is producing with Sony Television and will potentially air on Showtime is now titled TC-83.

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