William Brookfield and Mossad vet Oded Ailam are attached to adapt the screenplay which will center on the real-life Otto Skorzeny, a high-ranking Nazi special forces soldier and Hitler confidant who was known by the Allies as “the most dangerous man in Europe”. After the war, Skorzeny was relocated and recruited by an intrepid Mossad agent to work with him as a double agent to eliminate Nazi rocket scientists working on a secret Egyptian rocket program.
Tanya Seghatchian will produce for Studio 8 with John Powers Middleton and Alex Foster at Middleton Media. Amotz Zakai of Echo Lake Entertainment will serve as executive producer. Jon Silk, Chris Goldberg and Rishi Rajani are set to oversee at Studio 8.
Studio 8’s next project, the Ang Lee-directed Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk, is set to hit theaters on November 11. The studio’s slate also includes the upcoming Ice Age drama The Solutrean starring Kodi Smit-McPhee as well as Thrilla in Manila also directed by Lee.
Dino-Ray Ramos | Staff Writer