The film, written by Scott Z. Burns, is based on the disastrous true story of amateur sailor Donald Crowhurst who, in an attempt to win the 1968 Golden Globe Race, ended up creating an outrageous account of traveling the world alone by sea and ultimately going insane.
Pete Czernin, Graham Broadbent, Burns, Nicolas Mauvernay and Jacques Perrin will produce.
Marsh has tremedous success recently with his biopic The Theory of Everything. The critically acclaimed story of famed psychiatrist Steven Hawking and his wife has already accrued 5 Oscar nominations and another 18 wins at various awards and festivals including a Golden Globe and SAG win. Marsh is set to write and direct The Aura, the american remake of remake of the Argentine thriller, El Aura.
Olivia Diaz | Film Journalist