Fresh on the heels of his upcoming adventure The Lone Ranger, starring Johnny Depp, director Gore Verbinski is set to helm and produce a live action adaptation of the North Korea-set graphic novel Pyongyang by Guy Delisle.
New Regency announced Tuesday it’s teaming up with Verbinski’s production company Blind Wink on the film, about “outsourcing run amok when a young animator sent to North Korea is accused of espionage,” according to a press release. The Secret Life of Walter Mitty screenwriter Steve Conrad is working on the script.
Verbinski, who also directed saucy animated film Rango and Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl »
- Solvej Schou
Similar News ItemsJohnny Depp
- The Face Of An Angel Review [Lff 2014] (From We Got This Covered. 20 October 2014, 9:53 PM, PDT)
- Page 2: Harry Potter, Johnny Depp, Sandlot, Friday the 13th, Clerks, Close Encounters, Frozen, GoT, Alien, Breaking Bad (From Slash Film. 20 October 2014, 3:00 PM, PDT)
- 5 Stars Who Started in Horror Movies (From Entertainment Tonight. 20 October 2014, 2:30 PM, PDT)
The Lone Ranger (2013)
- This Guy Went to Comic Con Dressed as Multiple Johnny Depp Characters (From PEOPLE.com. 14 October 2014, 8:40 AM, PDT)
- Tech Support: Visual effects Oscar race features apes, raccoons and 'Interstellar' (From Hitfix. 9 October 2014, 12:08 PM, PDT)
- Steve Carell and Gore Verbinski Team for New Thriller (From LatinoReview. 8 October 2014, 7:27 AM, PDT)
- Javier Bardem In Talks For 'Pirates of the Caribbean 5" Villain (From LatinoReview. 14 October 2014, 1:18 PM, PDT)
- The Fear Monger: Iggy Pop May Play This Terrifying Serial Killer (From Cinema Blend. 11 October 2014, 7:27 PM, PDT)
- Steve Carell to Star in Gore Verbinski Directed Thriller (From GeekTyrant. 11 October 2014, 12:00 PM, PDT)