Daniel Craig Raises an Act of "Defiance"

Defiance picture


"Casino Royale" star Daniel Craig will topline WWII action drama "Defiance" under the direction of acclaimed filmmaker Edward Zwick.

Truly shines following his performance in "Casino Royale", Daniel Craig has signed on to highlight a WWII action drama feature about a band of Jewish resistance fighters titled "Defiance", ScreenDaily.com has revealed.

Based on a true story, the movie revolves around four Jewish brothers living in Nazi occupied Poland who flee to the Belarussian forest with other Jews and join forces with Russian Resistance fighters. It is said that Paramount Vantage is in advanced negotiations to acquire domestic distribution rights to the film.

Filming is slated to begin in early September with "The Last Samurai" helmer Edward Zwick directing from his own script as well as producing via his Bedford Falls shingle. The Chicago-born filmmaker began developing the project eight years ago after picking up the film rights to Nechama Tec's non-fiction tome of the same name.

© AceShowbiz.com


MORE FROM NEWS

Leave a Comment

Required fields are marked with *

   

TODAY'S HEADLINES

  1. Kylie Jenner Reportedly Pregnant With Travis Scott's Baby
  2. Get a Look at Hulk's Glamorous Sakaar Bed in 'Thor: Ragnarok'
  3. T.I.'s Alleged Side Chick Bernice Burgos Reportedly Wants to Have Baby With Him
  4. Kim Kardashian Is Jealous of Kourtney's Banging Bikini Body
  5. Iggy Azalea Responds to Odell Beckham Jr. Dating Rumors: I Don't Even Know Him
  6. 'Logan' Producer Hints at X-23 Solo Movie
  7. See Ben Affleck Hilariously Imitating Christian Bale's Batman for Red Nose Day
  8. Sophia Bush Exits 'Chicago P.D.' After Four Seasons
  9. Heidi Klum Gets Completely Naked in New Photography Book
  10. Scott Disick Caught Cozying Up to Another Woman After Spotted With Bella Thorne and Chloe Bartolli

CELEBS PHOTO