Oliver Hirschbiegel Heads "The School"



German filmmaker Oliver Hirschbiegel has been assigned by Universal Pictures and Imagine Entertainment to direct their based-on-true-story drama "The School."

Heading to his next directing stint after that in "The Invasion", German filmmaker Oliver Hirschbiegel is on board to helm dramatic feature "The School" for Universal Pictures and Imagine Entertainment.

Based on true events happened in 2004, the project will depict the three-day siege of an elementary school in Beslan, Russia by armed Chechen rebels. About 1,200 were taken hostage in the school gym with around 300 people died by the end of the standoff.

Production schedule on the picture has not been set yet, but it is confirmed that "City of God" scribe Braulio Mantovani has been hired to pen the screenplay.

© AceShowbiz.com


MORE FROM NEWS

Leave a Comment

Required fields are marked with *

   

TODAY'S HEADLINES

  1. Sylvester Stallone May Star in More Marvel Films After 'GOTG 2'
  2. Kim Kardashian's 'Jealous' of Kourtney's Hot Beach Body
  3. 'The Voice' Live Top 12 Eliminations: Who Is the First to Get Sent Home?
  4. Scott Gimple Teases Rick's Death in 'The Walking Dead' Season 8
  5. Inside Gwen Stefani and Blake Shelton's Plan to Get More Money From 'The Voice'
  6. 'KUWTK': Lisa Rinna's Family to Replace the Kardashians
  7. Is Gigi Hadid Taking Her Diet Too Far? Her Extreme Weight Loss Raises Concern
  8. 'The Walking Dead': The First Two New Characters in Season 8 Revealed
  9. 'The Flash' 3.20 Promo: Savitar Will Be Unmasked in 'I Know Who You Are'
  10. Find Out Why Kim and Kourtney Kardashian Bans Kanye West From Mexican Trip

CELEBS PHOTO