J Blakeson (“The Disappearance of Alice Creed”) is in negotiations to direct “Hell and Gone” at Warner Bros. Pictures reports Heat Vision.
Jonah Nolan penned the script described as a Titanic-like historical tragedy and romance tale set against the backdrop of the Great Chicago Fire in 1871. The cause of the fire remains unknown to this day, though it killed hundreds and wiped out much of the city.
Rebuilding began quickly and turned the city into one of the most populated and economically important metropolises in the country. Donald De Line and Ed McDonnel are producing.