- Wed Jan 31, 2007, 2:08 AM GMT
German filmmaker Oliver Hirschbiegel has been assigned by Universal Pictures and Imagine Entertainment to direct their based-on-true-story drama "The School."READ MORE
The film follows the three-day siege of a Russian elementary school by armed Chechen rebels in 2004. Rebels turned the first day of school in Beslan into a bloody nightmare, seizing 1,100 hostages; by the time the smoke cleared, 300 were dead, including 31 terrorists.