By EW Staff
Updated March 08, 2002 at 05:00 AM EST

TISHOMINGO BLUES Elmore Leonard (Morrow, $25.95) Don Cheadle (Ocean’s Eleven) will reportedly make his directorial debut on an adaptation of Leonard’s 37th novel, about a murder at a casino deep in the heart of Mississippi blues country.

COINCIDENCE David Ambrose (Warner, $23.95) Artisan Pictures optioned Ambrose’s supernatural thriller about a writer who discovers he has an identical twin brother. Billy Bob Thornton is attached to star.

GHOST LIGHT Frank Rich (Random House, $13.95) The New York Times columnist sold the movie rights to Storyline Entertainment for his memoir about his childhood love for the stage, a passion that would result in a lifelong affair.