Peter Weir to Direct Shantaram



Peter Weir will direct "Shantaram," the Warner Bros. adaptation of the Gregory David Roberts novel that will star Johnny Depp

As that reported by Variety, Peter Weir will direct the upcoming drama action "Shantaram," the Warner Bros. adaptation of the Gregory David Roberts novel that will star Johnny Depp. Thus, Weir will develop the script with Eric Roth as the film studio slates to begin production late next year.

Will produce the pic is Initial Entertainment Group's Graham King along with Depp's Infinitum Nihil banner and Plan B's Brad Pitt. "Shantaram" tells the story of an Australian heroin addict who escapes a maximum-security prison and reinvents himself in India as a doctor in the slums of Bombay. His attempt to find medicine for his destitute patients leads him into counterfeiting, gunrunning and smuggling.

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