17 Sep '12, 11pm

EXCLUSIVE: OLDBOY helmer CHAN-WOOK PARK is SET to direct Black List script CORSICA 72 for 1984 P.D.C. & Ruby Films!

1984 Private Defense Contractors and Ruby Films have set South Korean helmer Park Chan-wook ("Oldboy") to direct crime drama "Corsica 72" from a Black List script by "Skyfall" scribes Neal Purvis and Robert Wade. Producers will include company principals Adi Shankar and Spencer Silna at 1984 Private Defense Contractors, which acquired the project; and Alison Owen and Paul Trijbits of Ruby Films. Purvis and Wade, who have written five James Bond films including Sam Mendes' latest installment, will also serve as producers. Based on a true story, period pic follows two best friends who live on the small island of Corsica where they choose different paths in life -- one as an honest working man, the other as a gangster -- and feud over a woman who comes between them. In addition to appearing on the 2009 Black List, script placed second on the 2009 Brit List. Park's fellow inte...

Full article: http://www.variety.com/article/VR1118059381

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