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BIG-SCREEN BOUND

KILLING PABLO Mark Bowden (Penguin, $14) A dark sequel to Surviving Picasso? Not at all. Joe Carnahan (Narc) hopes to lead an adaptation of the Black Hawk Down author's nonfiction book about a nasty Colombian drug lord.

I DON'T KNOW HOW SHE DOES IT Allison Pearson (Knopf, $23) Maid in Manhattan scribe Kevin Wade is adapting the hit novel about a working mother. Wonder if Pearson's husband, New Yorker film critic Anthony Lane, will like the movie.

FOUR PAST MIDNIGHT Stephen King (Signet, $7.99) BSB read the novella Secret Window, Secret Garden years ago and thought, ''This would make a great movie!'' David Koepp (Stir of Echoes) agrees, and he wants Johnny Depp to star.

Originally posted Feb 14, 2003 Published in issue #695 Feb 14, 2003 Order article reprints