The Martian received seven Oscar nominations and grossed $ 629.3 million worldwide. And now 20th Century Fox , Ridley Scott director and Drew Goddard writer, behind the sci-fi drama, have decided to join forces on new project. The site Deadline reports about it.|
Major has acquired the rights to film the novel by S. Craig Zaler Wraiths of the Broken Land . Goddard will take over the adaptation of the book, and Ridley Scott will subsequently lead the production of the western. They will also produce the film in the company of Michael Schaefer, Simon Kinberg and Aditya Suda.
The original is set in the early 20th century in a city near the Mexican border. A group of men sets off in search of their captured sisters. They have a difficult path to go through dangerous lands, and not only moral principles, but also the lives of heroes are at stake.
The author of the original source, S. Craig Zahler is not by hearsay familiar with the world of cinema - last year the Western Bone Tomahawk was released, which became the director's debut for the writer.
Ridley Scott is currently filming the blockbuster Alien: Covenant, which is slated to world premiere on 4th August 2017 . Among the future projects of the filmmaker, you can also find the crime drama The Cartel ( "Cartel" *) with Leonardo DiCaprio in the title role.
* -preliminary translation.
The Topic of Article: Team Martian Heads Into The Wasteland.