The authorized project is being developed for Paramount Pictures by Brian Grazer, the Oscar-winning producer of "A Beautiful Mind," the publication said, adding that production would likely begin in 2008.
This is a natural occurrence at this point in his treatment.
He will continue with his rehab upon his return." No other details were immediately available.
A spokesman for Keith Urban denied media reports yesterday that the Australia -reared country singer had completed treatment for alcohol abuse.
In response to a query from the AP, his New York-based publicist, Paul Freundlich, said in an e-mail: "Keith is on a leave in Australia to be with his family during the holidays.
The lawsuit, filed in Los Angeles Superior Court, says the accounting firm Bernstein, Fox, Whitman, Goldman & Sloan withdrew $2.5 million a year from Jackson's accounts but failed to properly pay the bills for which the money was earmarked.'It gets so claustrophobic, especially in that conference room.
You pick up a script, and you see, Oh, geez, we've got the next five pages involving 11 people sitting in this conference room.
Urban, 39, checked himself into a treatment center in the United States in October, with his wife, Nicole Kidman, by his side. Kidman, also 39, and Urban held hands as they left the United International Pictures office yesterday.
Director Spike Lee has signed on to shoot a movie about James Brown, the late "Godfather of Soul," Daily Variety reported yesterday.
Hollywood couple Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt handed out presents on Christmas Day to Colombian war refugees in Costa Rica, the United Nations refugee agency said.
Jolie, a goodwill ambassador for the UN High Commissioner for Refugees, and Pitt were without their three children as they visited refugees who fled armed conflict in Colombia.
Berry was a contestant on "Survivor: Vanuatu -- Islands of Fire," which aired in 2004.