Daryl Sabara

'The Library' rewrites the book on Columbine

'The Library' rewrites the book on Columbine

NEW YORK — As parents of young girls and as two of Hollywood's most prolific producers, Kathy Kennedy and Frank Marshall believed that "Columbine," journalist Dave Cullen's exhaustive investigation of the 1999 school massacre, contained compelling and often untold stories that needed to be shared with a larger audience.

So when the book was published five years ago, the producers of "Lincoln" and "The Bourne Identity" purchased its rights, hoping to turn "Columbine" into a feature directed by "The Social Network's" David Fincher.

They quickly realized that a movie based on the shooting was unlikely. "We worried it would...

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