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The film tells a parallel story between ancient and modern times in which a young boy seeks revenge on his mother’s death and learns through his mentors that wisdom is the key to victory and not warfare.
Russell, who is best known for directing action films like The Scorpion King, Eraser, and The Mask, most recently directed I Am Wrath with John Travolta. Russell also worked on the screenplays for the films The Secret Life of Walter Mitty and Marvel’s upcoming Doctor Strange. Russell is also in development with an upcoming live-action adaptation of The Hunchback of Notre Dame.
Fraser has been involved in several short films as a director, as well as the feature documentary The Flame and the comedy The Venus Factory. He is currently in development with his original horror feature The Roughhousers.
Production is expected to start later this fall.
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