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J.J. Abrams to Make 'Mystery on Fifth Avenue'

Abrams will produce a feature adaptation of the recent New York Times story about a Manhattan apartment that was retrofitted to include a complex treasure hunt

(FROM THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER) — J.J. Abrams will produce a feature adaptation of the recent New York Times article ''Mystery on Fifth Avenue.'' The story is about a fancy, 4,200-square-foot Manhattan apartment that has been outfitted with an elaborate treasure hunt, including secret cabinets and cryptic puzzles embedded in walls and floors. Paramount optioned the newspaper feature; screenwriters Maya Forbes and Wally Wolodarsky are on board to adapt it. (The Hollywood Reporter)

Originally posted Jun 17, 2008
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