Warner Bros. is developing a big-screen remake of Alfred Hitchcock's 1951 pic Strangers on a Train, based on Patricia Highsmith's first novel... Showtime is planning a film about the 1963 kidnapping of Frank Sinatra Jr.. Stealing Sinatra will star David Arquette, William H. Macy and Ryan Browning as the kidnappers and Thomas Ian Nicholas as Sinatra... Alice Walker's Pulitzer Prize-winning novel The Color Purple is being turned into a Broadway musical. It's slated to debut in 2004. — Michael Ausiello with Daniel R. Coleridge