Asger Leth To Direct Olympia

Danish helmer Asger Leth will direct the Ancient Greek set romance story “Olympia” for Sony Pictures reports Variety.

Set against the backdrop of the ancient Olympic Games in Greece, the film follows a war waged between Athens and Sparta. Mark Gordon (“10,000 BC”) and Lawrence Inglee are producing.

Robert Rodat (Saving Private Ryan) wrote the screenplay which “Wolverine” director Gavin Hood penned a rewrite on.