Relativity finds ‘Goliath’ director

Jan 07th, 2011 by dvdxplayer 1,417 views |Comments Off

Relativity advertising is turning to the Bible, setting up a “Goliath” undertaking as an actions film with Scott Derrickson (”The Exorcism of Emily Rose”) in negotiations to direct.

Film is centered over a screenplay by John D. Payne & Patrick McKay. Ryan Kavanaugh and Temple Hill’s Wyck Godfrey and Marty Bowen are producing and Tucker Tooley is exec producing.

Project’s getting build getting a retelling belonging to the biblical tale of David and Goliath through the spirit of films like “The Bourne Identity,” “Taken” and “300″ — arranged in old occasions but using a modern feel.

Story will concentrate on Goliath getting sent to keep track of reducing the foretold king belonging to the Israelites, the youthful shepherd David, with an epic chase climaxing through the battle among the two.

In the e book of Samuel, David tells Goliath, “This evening the Lord will provide you into my hand, and I will strike you down, and reduce away your head.”

Derrickson’s credits consist of “The evening the Earth Stood Still.” Godfrey and Bowen are producers inside the “Twilight” films and an additional Biblical tale, “The Nativity Story.”


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