The theater production, originally written by Roger O. Hirson, centers around the son of 9th century ruler, Charlemagne, who sets out to find the meaning of life. Dave Phillips will produce.
Ponsoldt has also been tapped by The Weinstein Co. to adapt and helm “Forgive Me, Leonard Peacock”, written by Matthew Quick, the scribe behind the source material for “Silver Linings Playbook”. Ponsoldt wrote and directed the critically acclaimed indie drama “Smashed” and directed the Sundance hit “The Spectacular Now”.
He is repped by UTA.