Adam Wingard And Simon Barrett Are “Dead Spies Running”


By: James Silverwolfe

has been chosen to direct spy-action movie, with his partner also set to pen the re-write for Warner Bros. Wingard is replacing Stephen Gaghan as director while Barrett is taking over writing duties from previous scribe Jamie Moss.

The story revolves around a young spy who has to prove the innocence of his legendary spy father as well as stop a terrorist bombing of a historic peace treaty signing. is adapted from the book series of the same name by Jon Stock.

Producing will be McG, Kevin McCormick and Jeanne Allgood.

Wingard and Barrett’s past work, as director and writer respectively, includes “A Horrible Way to Die” as well as the upcoming found footage film “V/H/S” and the critically praised horror film “You’re Next”.



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