January 27, 2006 05:03:35 GMT
Phoenix Pictures has set Carroll Ballard to direct "Colter's Run" after acquiring the Mark St. Germain script in turnaround from MGM
Soon as Phoenix Pictures acquired the rights to "Colter's Run," they immediately tapped Carroll Ballard to direct the action drama flick.
From a script written by Mark St. Germain, the film concerns John Colter, a guide with Lewis and Clark's Corps. Of Discovery expedition in 1803. Colter left that expedition to make his fortune trapping beavers, but he and other trappers were ambushed by the Blackfeet Indian tribe.
Stay tuned for details on the cast, producers, and others.