Boyle’s Slumdog Going Ahead

Celador Films and Film4 have greenlit Danny Boyle’s “Slumdog Millionaire” for Warner Independent Pictures and Pathe likely to distribute reports Variety.

Based on true events, script by Simon Beaufoy (“The Full Monty”) concerns an illiterate street kid from Mumbai who wins the jackpot on the Indian version of “Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?.”

Brit newcomer Dev Patel (TV’s “Skins”) has been cast in the lead role. Shooting will begin in Mumbai November 5th.