Alexei Sidorov Gains Tourist Visa

Russian director Alexei Sidorov (“Shadow Boxing”) has signed to helm the $5 million action thriller “The Tourist” says The Hollywood Reporter.

The story deals with amateur snipers who travel to war zones to act out their computer game fantasies for real. As yet no cast has been signed.

The script is by former elite forces soldier and commercials director Tom Petch and based on his experiences in Serbia. Shooting begins in Hungary this Fall.