1066 Explores Battle of Hastings

William Nicholson (“Gladiator”) is set to pen “1066” about the fight for control of England’s throne which culminated in the Battle of Hastings reports Variety.

Shine Pictures will produce the story which will focus on the comradeship-turned-deadly rivalry between England’s King Harold and William the Conqueror.

The film is being fast tracked for production later this year with discussions currently underway with a number of high-profile actors and directors.