” director Neil Burger
is set to direct sci-fi thriller “Voyagers” as his next project. The film will be fully financed and co-produced by Stuart Ford
’s Agc Studios
, and produced by Burger’s Nota Bene Productions and Basil Iwanyk
’s Thunder Road Films. Agc
also handles international sales on the new film.
Written and directed by Burger, “Voyagers” tells the story of 30 children sent into space on a multi-generational mission to reach and populate a newly discovered planet. After the adult captain is mysteriously killed, the young crew descends into chaos, reverting to a primitive, tribal state, giving in to their most feral and animal desires.
Burger will produce alongside Iwanyk and Brendon Boyea
for Thunder Road. Ford and Greg Shapiro
, Agc’s president of film, will serve as executive producers.
The film marks Burger’s first screenwriting credit since 2008’s “The Lucky Ones
.” His past directing credits