Moving on after 'Spider-Man' successes

The Santa Monica home of screenwriter

Alvin Sargent


and his late wife, film producer

Laura Ziskin

, has come on the market at $11.85 million.

Ziskin worked with designer Jane Hallworth in creating the detailed interiors. A back-lit honeycomb onyx fireplace is a focal point of the living room. In the powder room, a smoky beveled mirror provides a backdrop for a sink made out of a single piece of wood. A hammered brass tub from India looks like an art object in the master bathroom.

Outside, a teak-slat sidewalk leads from the house to the swimming pool, which is covered in small hand-set tiles. An outdoor room features a fireplace.

The gated Monterey Colonial, built in 1942, includes four bedrooms and 51/2 bathrooms.

Sargent, 85, won


for "Julia" (1977) and

"Ordinary People"

(1980). He worked on the screenplays for "


2" (2004), "Spider-Man 3" (2007) and "The Amazing Spider-Man," due out in July.

Ziskin, who died last year at 61, produced "Pretty Woman" (1990), "As Good as It Gets" (1997) and the


films. She had a seat with task lighting built into the kitchen island for working at home.

Elisabeth Halsted of Prudential California Realty in Brentwood is the listing agent.